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.
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”
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”