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”
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”
There’s a new nifty 50 in town. In this short review we test out the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM, Canon’s latest iteration of their affordable 50mm lens. At about $125, it’s the cheapest Canon prime lens available, making it an attractive addition to any Canon kit. Let’s see how it does with astrophotography.
Can you photograph the Milky Way with a point and shoot? We put five of the best point and shoot cameras against each other to see what’s possible and find out which one is the best. Read more to find out.
Astrophotographers should be excited about many of the new lenses announced this year at the Photokina 2014 conference in Cologne, Germany. We see lots of fast lenses and that’s a very good thing.
The most common question asked on Lonely Speck answered for Canon shooters!
My review of the Canon EOS 6D: one of the best full-frame cameras for astrophotography