Astrophotography does not require expensive gear and the techniques and settings involved are quite straightforward if you understand the concept behind it. In this article, we will take a look at some of the best gear for astrophotography. We will discuss the gear that you must have and then go into optional gear that will help you improve your night sky astrophotography.
Astrophotography is capturing photographs of the night sky with astronomical objects in them, capturing celestial events and also capturing images of deep space objects. Since astrophotography is most of the time done at relatively high iso, there can be some sort of noise that will need to be reduced or eliminated either while photographing or when post-processing or both. In this article, we will look at how to reduce noise in astrophotography.
The great outdoors offers a lot of opportunities for some amazing photography. But close to the top of that hill lies aurora photography which produces some of the most stunning images around. As part of our inspiration series, we decided to take a look for some of the best aurora examples that we could find. […]
I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing upon objects that are billions of years old and light years away, yet so many people feel a rather close affinity with these distant bodies. While the physical gulf between […]
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.