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Is Canon About to Release a Full Frame Camera Specifically for Astrophotography?

Is Canon About to Release a Full Frame Camera Specifically for Astrophotography?

Canon’s mirrorless lenses have gotten off to quite an impressive start, though the bodies still have some catching up to do when it comes to innovation. Canon might be pushing that envelope a bit next year, though, as new rumors have uncovered the potential release of the ROS Ra, a full frame mirrorless camera designed specifically for astrophotography.

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The Laowa 15mm f/2: Wide, Fast, and Built for Full Frame Mirrorless

The Laowa 15mm f/2: Wide, Fast, and Built for Full Frame Mirrorless

Laowa is one of the first to create a wide lens for Nikon’s Z and Canon’s RF mount, with their 15mm f/2 Zero-D. The lens is also available in Sony’s FE, representing a unique option for full frame mirrorless users. With an impressive aperture and focal length combination, is it a lens you should consider?

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Will the Google Pixel 4 Be the First Phone That Shoots Astrophotography?

Will the Google Pixel 4 Be the First Phone That Shoots Astrophotography?

Hype for Google’s new flagship phone has intensified in recent weeks with photographers excited about what new technology the tech giant will be squeezing into its latest model. To add to the fervor, a leaked promo video suggests that a dedicated astrophotography mode will be incorporated.

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Watch the Earth Rotate Relative to the Milky Way in This Fascinating Time-lapse

Watch the Earth Rotate Relative to the Milky Way in This Fascinating Time-lapse

You have likely already seen nighttime time-lapses in which the rotation of Earth causes the night sky to move. This incredibly neat time-lapse flips that on its head by holding the Milky Way stationary, showing the ground tilting as Earth continues to rotate and making for quite the mindblowing effect.

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Think You’re Getting All The Resolution out of Your Sensor?

Think You're Getting All The Resolution out of Your Sensor?

It seems each recent camera announcement has brought a higher megapixel count — including Sony’s latest 60mp+ release. But whether you’re shooting on 24mp APS-C, 50mp full frame, or 100mp medium format, you might not be getting all the resolution you paid for. Check out this list for 3 clarity-robbing problems and their fixes.

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Photographing the Moon With Jaworskyj

Photographing the Moon With Jaworskyj

In case you’ve never taken the time to just sit outside at night and look (or howl) at the moon, it’s actually freaking awesome. The logical next step is to setup your gear and trying to photograph our lunar friend.

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The Essential Gear for Shooting a Meteor Shower

The Essential Gear for Shooting a Meteor Shower

With the Perseids meteor shower set to peak in the next few days, it’s a great time to review the techniques and gear involved in capturing a meteor. Want to know how to catch a picture of a shooting star?

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How Scientists Accurately Colorize Hubble Telescope Images of Space

How Scientists Accurately Colorize Hubble Telescope Images of Space

The Hubble telescope has provided us some of the greatest images of the observable universe we’ve ever seen, but they’re black and white as standard. So how do scientists know what color to make them?

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Interested in Deep Sky Astrophotography? This Tutorial Will Get You Started

Interested in Deep Sky Astrophotography? This Tutorial Will Get You Started

Astrophotography can be a very tricky and specialized genre, but it is also highly rewarding when you get it right. This awesome video will walk you through the entire process from start to finish to get your first image.

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50th Anniversary of Moon Landing Inspires Incredible Image

50th Anniversary of Moon Landing Inspires Incredible Image

It wasn’t easy to put a man on the moon. Just ask photographer Christopher Sherman, who recently set out to pay homage to one of humanity’s greatest feats, the Apollo 11 mission, when Neil Armstrong first set foot onto the moon 50 years ago.

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How to Take a Photo of the Moon

How to Take a Photo of the Moon

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, everyone has moon fever. There has never been a better time to grab your camera and head outside to take a shot of our moon, and this excellent video will show you everything you need to know to do just that.

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Good Photography Decisions Start With Pre-Visualization

Good Photography Decisions Start With Pre-Visualization

One percent of great photographs are simple luck, being at the right place and time with a camera… the other 99% are the result of good decisions. One could even argue that a large number of the one percenters made the right decision to be in that place at that time and carry their camera. Good decisions start with pre-visualization.

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The Man Who Bought the Original Moon Landing Tapes for $218 Will Soon Become Rich

The Man Who Bought the Original Moon Landing Tapes for $218 Will Soon Become Rich

Fatherly advice is something of value that most of us would adhere to. Recent news tells of a striking example of such value: A father’s wise counsel to hold on to some cheaply acquired film footage should soon lead one former NASA intern to riches.

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Time-Lapse Photographer Captures Stunning Meteor Explosion While Fast Asleep

Time-Lapse Photographer Captures Stunning Meteor Explosion While Fast Asleep

One cold night a few weeks ago, photographer Matthew Vandeputte set a time-lapse running and went to bed for the night. In the morning, he discovered that his sequence had captured an incredible meteor crashing into the Earth’s atmosphere, creating a stunning trail and leaving a spectacular puff of smoke. If only we could all shoot images like this while unconscious.

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Iconic Images from the 2019 Solar Eclipse

Iconic Images from the 2019 Solar Eclipse

To witness a solar eclipse is a once in a lifetime experience and to photograph two within 2 years is an amazing opportunity to leverage your experience to create incredible imagery. Ted Hesser was able to garner a second opportunity with the 2019 eclipse and put his ideas into motion with only weeks to spare before this year’s eclipse to gather ideas and compose images that engage our humanity within the cosmos.

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The Best Astrophotography Subjects You Can Shoot Right Now

The Best Astrophotography Subjects You Can Shoot Right Now

Want to know what objects you should be shooting in the night’s sky? Astrophotography can be a complex discipline, since knowing what important astronomical events are occuring can be a challenge in itself. Check out this guide and see what you should shoot.

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Looking to Get Into Astrophotography? Check Out This Cheap Equatorial Mount

Looking to Get Into Astrophotography? Check Out This Cheap Equatorial Mount

Astrophotography can be an incredibly rewarding and awe-inspiring photography genre to get into, but it can also requires loads of specialized equipment that is decidedly not cheap. This awesome video review takes a look at a budget option to see if it can still get great results that make it worth the cost.

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An Astronomical Plugin for Beginners Afraid of Photoshop

An Astronomical Plugin for Beginners Afraid of Photoshop

I talk to a lot of photographers who want to get into Milky Way or astronomical photography but are put off by the difficulty of the processing techniques using Photoshop.

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