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.
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”
Learn how to photograph the Milky Way in this quick overview of gear, planning, camera settings, and focusing for night sky photography.Continue reading “How to Photograph the Milky Way in Under 5 Minutes”
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”
This quick guide outlines the gear you’ll need to build your own long lens panorama tripod head suitable for large format panorama creation.Continue reading “DIY: Building Your Own Large Format Panorama Head”