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.
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”
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.Continue reading “How to Shoot Large Format Astrophotography Panoramas with Any Camera”
This October 10-13, Lonely Speck will be presenting and leading excursions at the Mammoth Photo Festival in Mammoth Lakes, California. The Mammoth Photo Festival is four days of photography excursions, talks, and classes from industry experts across multiple genres of photography including landscape, action sport, portraiture and astro. We want you to join us!Continue reading “Announcement: Lonely Speck at Mammoth Photo Festival 2019”
Tripods are one of those things that few photographers want to spend money on, me included. I’m certainly guilty of (regularly) trying to support a $3000+ camera and lens combo on a cheap, questionably capable, travel tripod. I think I’ve finally found a less questionable, much more capable affordable travel tripod.Continue reading “Leofoto LS-284C Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod Review”
We’ve gone through many different camera straps over the years. Like camera bags, straps are one of those things that, for some reason, have never quite perfectly fit our needs. We’ve searched high and low for the best strap solution over the last 6 years.
We’ve used the stock neck straps that came with our cameras, attempted to make our own camera straps, bought various third party straps, sling straps, leather straps and even ditched the neck straps altogether. Can the Peak Design Slide strap break through as the perfect camera strap?Continue reading “Peak Design Slide and Slide Lite Camera Strap Review”
This is Ian Norman’s live stream preview of the upcoming Luminar 3 RAW editor from Skylum Software. Ian gives a pre-release overview of Luminar 3, takes questions about astrophotography and talk about how Luminar 3 compares to Adobe Lightroom.Continue reading “Live Review: Astrophotography RAW Editing in Luminar 3”