This is my plan for attempting to shoot the June 10, 2021 partial solar eclipse from Chicago. In this 10 minute video, I go over my eclipse plan in PhotoPills and talk a little about equipment selection and how that affects field of view and subject size. Wish me luck!Continue reading “Video: PhotoPills Planning the (Partial) Annular Eclipse in Chicago – June 10, 2021”
In this review, we take a look at Datacolor’s SpyderX Pro Colorimeter display calibration tool.Continue reading “Datacolor SpyderX Pro Colorimeter Display Calibration Tool Review”
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:
Listen to the Pragmatic Podcast Episode 101:Continue reading “Lonely Speck on the Pragmatic Podcast”
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 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?Continue reading “Announcing: Live Perseid Meteor Shower Photography Masterclass with PhotoPills”