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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The 2020 Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 12! In preparation, we have the perfect free online masterclass for you to learn how to capture photos of the best meteor shower of the year. Ready to join the class?
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Learn how to photograph the Milky Way in this quick overview of gear, planning, camera settings, and focusing for night sky photography.
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This quick guide outlines the gear you’ll need to build your own long lens panorama tripod head suitable for large format panorama creation.
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We’re on a quest to capture more pixels. This is our guided tutorial behind how to shoot and process extremely high resolution large format landscape astrophotography.
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This video tutorial combines two of my favorite techniques for maximizing image quality of astrophotos: stacking and stitching.
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Accessible astrophotography tools keep getting better and better. Here, I review and walkthrough of my new favorite piece of software for processing astrophotography: Starry Landscape Stacker.
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