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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 [...]

The northern lights are one of the most unpredictable night “objects” to photograph but also one of the most spectacular. As quick as it’s commenced, [...]

Night sky time-lapse photography videos can range from fairly simple movements of the moon and stars right up to the incredibly impressive ‘Holy Grail’ – [...]

Are you feeling ready to have a go with the night sky and wondering what you need you don’t already have?  If so, forget telescopes, [...]

Being present during a solar eclipse is a breathtaking sight, and is why many photographers travel across the globe to experience these phenomenal events all [...]

In this Ultimate Guide To The Star Adventurer PRO, I will teach you all you need to know to get the most out of this [...]

The iOptron SkyGuider Pro is one of the most common star trackers among beginners, keen amateurs, and astrophotographers on the move. In this SkyGuider Pro [...]

The Vixen Polarie is a star tracker in disguise. Shaped like a compact camera, this ultra-portable tracker is not afraid to follow you in your [...]

Astrophotography is a very specialized kind of photography, and it has a steep learning curve. This is particularly true if you begin with “full-grown” astrophotography [...]

Have you ever stumbled across images like this while surfing the internet, and pause on them in awe, thinking how nice it would be to [...]

Stars appear to move fairly quickly through the night sky and to freeze them when photographing from a fixed tripod, you are bound to snap [...]

Have you ever heard about the reciprocity law? If not, you should know that this is at the core of photography, and the way we [...]

The concept of ISO is probably the most commonly misunderstood aspect of digital photography.  Would you say ISO takes part in defining the exposure triangle [...]

Have you ever been in that situation where your image exposure is ok, but you can’t get it as sharp as you would like or [...]

Photography comes from the Greek and can be translated as “writing with light”: a photo is all about light.  As a photographer, your job is [...]

Think you need expensive gear to capture excellent night time images of the sky? Or perhaps you feel you need complicated motor-driven equipment to shoot [...]

As photographers and astronomers, we set out to find and capture unique parts of the universe, when the sun sets the night sky opens up [...]

The telescope as we know it today has gone through several significant milestones since it was first patented way back in 1608. It is also [...]

Star trail photography looks incredible, there’s something about the way the stars seem to be moving in an image while everything else is just frozen [...]

If you’ve never shot the milky way, but you’ve always wanted to learn how to do milky way photography then your in luck. In this [...]

When I was a teenager, every year without fail, we would go on our family camping trip. It was our traditional yearly pilgrimage. On a [...]

We seem to be having a lot of lunar happenings at the moment—every week there’s either a “super-moon,” a “blood-red moon” or some sort of [...]

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