Astrophotography

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7 Tips for Capturing Great Images of the Moon

7 Tips for Capturing Great Images of the Moon

The moon is an easily looked over subject for landscape and astrophotography. For beginners it can be surprisingly difficult to capture well, and for veterans of photography it can be difficult to get it to align with all the elements of your frame. Here are seven great tips for capturing the moon more effectively.

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What Kind of Images Can You Make With a Specialized Full Frame Astrophotography Camera?

What Kind of Images Can You Make With a Specialized Full Frame Astrophotography Camera?

Astrophotography is a genre with a lot of specialized equipment designed for very specific purposes, but a lot of photographers still use normal consumer cameras to create their images. What sort of images can you create with a camera specialized for the task? Check out this great video to see what is possible.

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Capture SpaceX’s Starlink Satellites From Your Backyard

Capture SpaceX's Starlink Satellites From Your Backyard

We’ve seen Elon Musk’s company SpaceX in the news consistently since their launch of the Starlink satellites, and with 12,000 set to be released into low earth orbit in the future, it might mean some pretty cool light trails for astro photos. Follow the steps below on how to take photos of the Starlink satellites from your backyard.

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Can You Build a Deep Space Astrophotography Rig for $600 That Competes With One That Costs $6,000?

Can You Build a Deep Space Astrophotography Rig for $600 That Competes With One That Costs $6,000?

If you’ve any interest in astrophotography, you might wonder what’s involved in capturing images of deep space from your own back yard. While a proper rig will set you back in excess of $6,000, this video finds out what you can achieve for just $600.

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Fantastic Tips for Milky Way Photography

Fantastic Tips for Milky Way Photography

A good Milky Way photo can be absolutely stunning, and there are a number of fantastic ways to incorporate it into landscapes or even portraits. This fantastic video will show you lots of great tips for improving your Milky Way photos.

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Astrophotographer Composites Different Lunar Phases to Create Incredibly Detailed Image of the Moon

Astrophotographer Composites Different Lunar Phases to Create Incredibly Detailed Image of the Moon

A California-based astrophotographer has taken what is being called the world’s clearest picture of the moon. The process involved patiently placing together thousands of images of different lunar phases in order to showcase the entirety of the moon’s surface.

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The Challenge of Taking a Photo of the Stars at 2,000mm

The Challenge of Taking a Photo of the Stars at 2,000mm

Astrophotography is certainly a challenging genre that requires a good bit of effort, but capturing images of ultra-distant and beautiful objects can be an amazing experience. This awesome video follows the process of using a 2,000mm telescope to image an object 22,000 light-years away.

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How to Take a Great Supermoon Photo

How to Take a Great Supermoon Photo

The last supermoon of 2020 is on May 7, and it is a great chance to take an entrancing and unique image incorporating it into a landscape or cityscape of your choice. This excellent video will show you how to plan and take a supermoon photo worthy of framing and hanging on your wall.

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Can You Photograph the Milky Way With Just a Phone?

Can You Photograph the Milky Way With Just a Phone?

Astrophotography is a genre that requires some of the most extreme and specialized gear. At the same time, though, photographic technology has made some remarkable leaps in the last few years, with some of that technology making its way into smartphones. Can you photograph the night sky with just a phone? This great video shows what you can accomplish.

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