Author: Andrea Minoia

Andrea Minoia


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

Take a walk under the stars on a moonless night and take a look up at the sky: the sky can be very bright with [...]

Light Pollution Filters

The Milky Way truly is a majestic view. If you saw it, you are among the lucky ones, as manmade light pollution is hiding our [...]

How To Find The Milky Way

Sooner or later we all enter the “watermark phase.” But the use of a watermark is a controversial subject in photography. Half of the people [...]

How To Make A Watermark In Photoshop

The mount is the most important part of your astrophotography setup. While this is true, one should understand what mount best suits his/her needs. Beginners [...]

Sky-Watcher Az-GTI: A Flexible, Affordable, Portable, And Fully Computerised Mount For Astrophotography

Not many years ago, astrophotography was a nice and costly market, far from being mainstream.  In more recent years, though, affordable star trackers for wide-field [...]

Sky-Watcher AZ-GTI Review

When you take a photograph, you freeze a moment in time, and hopefully this instant will be able to tell a story. Sometimes though, a [...]

How To Make A Collage In Photoshop

What is infinity focus? How to use it? Is that the same as the hyperfocal distance? Photography is a world with plenty of technical stuff [...]

How To Focus To Infinity At Night: A Quick Guide

In photography, technology in videography has moved forward in giant leaps. Long gone are the day of 8mm, Super 8 films, and video cassettes. For [...]

How Many Minutes Of Videos Can You Store On Your Memory Card?

Memory cards, whether they are Compact Flash, SD, or microSD, are solid-state memories used in a wide array of electronic devices, from smartphones to digital [...]

How To Format And Manage A SD Card For Photography

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