Astrophotography is not so complicated as it seems and deep-sky astrophotography is adventurous and interesting because you are capturing light from objects that are even millions of light years away from Earth. The more you explore the night sky, the more interesting objects you will come across and be able to photograph. Astrophotography of deep-sky […]
In astrophotography, after you capture the photos in camera, they can be post processed in many creative ways using various softwares to portray your artistic vision and also to give the photos a feeling of dynamism. In this article we will look at how various creative astrophotography effects can be created using softwares. Most of them are the stacking softwares themselves that allow us to achieve these effects.
In this article, we will be covering the basics of untracked astrophotography with links to a lot of resources that we already have on the site. These links have in-depth information and step-by-step procedures on how to go about photographing each event or object in the sky.
Sunspots are interesting to observe and learn once you understand what they are and start following space weather. Let us quickly take a look at what sunspots are and then go into the details about how to observe and photograph them.
Photographing the Orion Nebula comes under the category of deep sky astrophotography, which deals with photographing stellar bodies outside our solar system. Galaxies, nebulae, clusters, etc, are stellar bodies and one of the most famous nebulae is the Orion Nebula. Let us look at how to photograph the Orion nebula and post process it for some stunning results.
If you are someone who looks at the night sky quite often, chances are that you have seen a few of them and these shooting stars as we generally call them are not at all stars but meteoroids entering the earth’s atmosphere at a very high speed. In this article we will look at what meteors are and how to photograph a meteor shower the next time there is a peak, so you can go out confidently and try shooting some of them.