In this review, we take a look at Datacolor’s SpyderX Pro Colorimeter display calibration tool.
I just had a great time talking about all kinds of astrophotography topics with John Chidgey on the latest episode of the Pragmatic Podcast. In this nearly 2 hour episode, we discuss star trackers, near infrared h-alpha astrophotography, light pollution filters, focusing techniques and post-processing techniques like stacking. You can listen to The Pragmatic Podcast Episode 101 on The Engineered Network or click the play button below:
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Happy Thanksgiving! Join Ian Norman and Diana Southern on a wintery astrophotography trip to Green River Wildlife Area in rural Illinois in this video review. For this trip, Ian tries out the Canon EOS Ra, a special version of the EOS R with Hydrogen alpha light sensitivity for astrophotography.Continue reading “Video: Exploring Hydrogen Alpha with the Canon EOS Ra”
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In this review, we take a look at Canon’s latest camera designed specifically for astrophotography: the Canon EOS Ra. We point it toward some staple Northern Hemisphere winter constellations. How does an astrophotography specific camera differ from a normal camera? Read on to find out.Continue reading “Exploring Hydrogen Alpha with the Canon EOS Ra”
The Pixel 4 and 4 XL are the first smartphones with a full-fledged and fully automatic “Astrophotography Mode.” In this short video review, Ian talks about his experience shooting astrophotos with the Google Pixel 4 in the dark skies of the California deserts.Continue reading “Google Pixel 4: Astrophotography Mode Review”
Check out our quick astrophoto comparison of the Rokinon Samyang AF 18mm f/2.8 FE Lens and the Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 for Sony E mount.Continue reading “Rokinon Samyang AF 18mm f/2.8 FE vs. Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Astrophotography Lens Review”