Kirk D. Keyes Photography
Images of the Land”
specializes in color and black & white landscape, nightscapes, astro-landscape, nature, scenic, and time-lapse photography.

Subjects include Milky Way, Mountains, Grand Landscapes, Slot Canyons, Aspens, and Waterfalls found areas as diverse as the Colorado Plateau and the American Southwest, the American and Canadian Rocky Mountains, and the Pacific Northwest.

The Original
“Images of the Land”
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Landscapes

Photographing the world around me is my first love.

Astro

Visit MilkyWayPhotographers.com to improve your Astro Landscape Photography.

Timelapse

Timelapse shows us a side of the world that we can’t see.

Recent Photos

Moonset and Milky Way, Haystack Rock - Cannon Beach, Oregon
Moonset and Milky Way, Haystack Rock – Cannon Beach, Oregon
Thor's Rainbow. Astro-Landscape Photography Notes December 2018. www.keyesphoto.com
Thor’s Rainbow.
The Spouting Horn and Milky Way, Cooks Chasm, Cape Perpetua, Oregon. Astro-Landscape Photography Notes October 2018
The Spouting Horn and Milky Way, Cooks Chasm, Cape Perpetua, Oregon.

Latest Posts

Comet NEOWISE and Mt Hood, Sony a7III, Sigma 105mm, ISO 3200, f/2.5, 3.2 seconds. Image processing by Marybeth Kiczenski.
Astro Photography | Grand Landscape | Nightscapes

Comet NEOWISE and Mt. Hood

Camera Settings 7/11/20 Sony a7iii Sigma Art 105mm f/1.4 3200 ISO f/2.5 3.2 sec Stack of 15 photos Sky processed separately from foreground.  To Capture a Comet I was interested in getting a photo of the comet where it was a prominent feature of the image. That meant I would need to use a longer […]

Moonset and Milky Way, Haystack Rock - Cannon Beach, Oregon
Astro-Landscape Notes | Black and White | Buildings | Church | Grand Landscape | Milky Way | Nightscapes | Oregon Coast | Seascapes | Slot Canyons | Uncategorized | Waterfalls

A 35 Year Retrospective

With the start of the new decade, I figured it was an excellent time to have a “Kirk Keyes Retrospective,” a look back on my photography. Here are a few of my favorites taken over the last 35 years. It’s a mix of “vintage” large-format images from the 80s and 90s, with a few taken […]

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Silver Emulsion Making

Making Silver Halide Emulsions with a Silver Ion Specific Electrode

Back in the mid-aughts, there was a concern that all silver gelatin-based emulsion materials (i.e., film and paper) would disappear. I had that concern as well – and instead of lamenting the loss of these materials, I decided to learn how to make them. My Emulsion Making Setup With the help of Ron Mowrey, an […]