My thoughts on using the new Rokinon 8mm f/2.8 UMC Fisheye II lens, particularly for landscape astrophotography.
Can the new Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS compete with the Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8? Here are my thoughts on this unique lens.
Timelapse photography complements night photography well since we’re typically dealing with long shutter speeds and using techniques that require lots of exposures, such as image stacking. The easiest way to make a timelapse is to buy an accessory intervalometer for your camera but I don’t always like carrying a bunch of gear around and an intervalometer is just an extra piece of equipment. So if possible, I prefer a camera that has the interval timer built-in. I’ve scoured the internet to find all the large sensor cameras that have built in intervalometers in their software / firmware. Here’s the list so far:
The very best lenses for my personal favorite compact camera system for astrophotography: the Fuji X-Series.
If you shoot with a Nikon camera and you want to improve your astrophotography, these are the best lenses for the job.
The most common question asked on Lonely Speck answered for Canon shooters!
Here’s a quick review of the Rokinon 14mm f/2.8, arguably the best, most affordable lens for astrophotography.