Author: Andrea Minoia

Andrea Minoia

Author

Andrea Minoia works as a researcher in a Belgian university by day and is a keen amateur astrophotographer by night.


He is most interested in deep sky photography with low budget equipment and in helping beginners along their journey under the stars.


Latest Articles

“Help! It seems I cannot get the stars in focus. How Can I focus on the stars?” This cry for help is far too common [...]

If you are new to photography, you may be confused by the number of different sensor sizes you can choose from.  Why are there so [...]

Lens fogging is one of the many curses in astrophotography. You don’t really think about lens fogging until you have wasted a good night because [...]

So you are having fun under the stars taking tons of images of the night sky, and now you need to process them? Whether you [...]

Photography is a field that is (in)famous for the number of technical concepts and words used to describe how things work. This can be intimidating [...]

Post-processing astrophotography images is mandatory: you cannot avoid it. It can be a fairly long and technical process, but it is necessary to squeeze out [...]

Astrophotography is closer to science than art, and there is no such thing as “getting it right in camera.” This means you cannot simply point [...]

Image stacking is the only way to reduce (random) noise in an image while boosting the details. This is because the technique aims to improve [...]

Being more science than art, in astrophotography, even if you get your camera settings “just right,” you still aren’t exempt from post-processing and editing your [...]

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