Okay, not so much a post about astrophotography per se, but still quite exciting for us nonetheless. With the clue being in the title, I’ll give you some background. A couple of weeks ago I was sat going through our images as I do when the weather is god-awful, something that it is with appalling… Read More Our VERY FIRST Calendar Has Gone Live!
Usually when I’m shooting with a DSLR (astro or otherwise), I use either my modded 450D or my stock 60D, both of which have APS-C sensors. But I’ve always wondered about the difference between an APS-C sensor and a full frame one and if it’s really as big a deal as I hear others make… Read More Trialling The Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Unlike a lot of astrophotographers, I’m blessed with living in class 4 skies that not only face north, but also have wide open views from the southeast through to the west. This means that it’s a perfect placement for imaging the core of our home galaxy. Along these lines, where we live is quite rural,… Read More Milky Way From The Garden
When we first start out in astrophotography, we often buy a basic mount in order to get ourselves used to the basic principles behind producing those images we often sink a lot of time into. A german equatorial mount (GEM) is considered one of the best mounts for those longer exposures. But for some, all… Read More Astrophotography With A Basic Alt-Az Mount
Traditionally us astrophotographers tend to image the Milky Way with a wide angle lens on a DSLR. We’ll either do this with a static tripod, in which case we’re usually restricted to about a 15 second exposure due to the rotation of the earth introducing “trailing” into the image, or we’ll mount the camera and… Read More Milky Way Imaging