Learn how to photograph the Milky Way in this quick overview of gear, planning, camera settings, and focusing for night sky photography.
This is the big one for 2020! Tickets are now available for the Out of Moab Photography Conference where we (Ian and Diana of Lonely Speck) will be leading a series of workshop excursions, classes, and 1-on-1 sessions alongside an amazing team of some of our favorite landscape photographers.Continue reading “2020 Workshop Announcement: Out of Moab Photography Conference Sept. 13-17”
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”
In this review, guest contributor and fellow astrophotographer Jordan Watke shares some beautiful images and takes an in-depth look at Sony’s high quality wide-angle zoom for full-frame E-mount Sony mirrorless cameras.Continue reading “Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Astrophotography Review”
This October, we’ll be traveling to Trona Pinnacles National Natural Landmark in California for a fun and free night of astrophotography.
All levels of experience are welcome! Will you join us?Continue reading “October 19, 2019: Lonely Speck Astrophotography Meetup at Trona Pinnacles, California”
Check out this quick calculator for determining the proper angles to pan and tilt your camera for proper panorama overlap when shooting a multi-row panorama. Also calculate the resulting resolution and number of rows and columns needed for any desired field of view.Continue reading “Panorama Overlap Calculator”