I don’t typically use filters for the type of astrophotography you see on Lonely Speck. Filtering for specific wavelengths of light is a common practice for astronomy and deep sky imaging. But most filters made specifically for astrophotography tend to be very specialized and very expensive. Luckily, there’s an option for those on a tight budget: the Hoya (Red) Intensifier Filter. In this short review, we test out the Hoya Intensifier while shooting the Milky Way from Trona Pinnacles, California.
This July, we’ll be traveling to Trona Pinnacles National Natural Landmark in California for a night of camping and astrophotography. Won’t you join us?
Let’s take a look at Sony’s best selling interchangeable lens cameras ever made: the Sony a6000. In this review we test the a6000’s low light performance and try it out for Milky Way and aurora photography in California, Nevada and Alaska.
Achieve perfect critical focus with the new SharpStar2 by Lonely Speck. Now compatible with more lenses (including wide-angle)!
These are a few of my favorite things that I learned about astrophotography in 2015.
In this video tutorial, Tyler Sichelski walks through a novel method for removing coma aberration from astrophotography using Adobe Photoshop.
In this article I talk about our favorite gear, some of which has helped shape our world of landscape astrophotography. Check out what we’re looking to buy this holiday season and why.