Astro photography

What is a astrophotography? 

Astrophotography is a fancy term for photography of astronomical objects (Planets,stars, nebula, galaxies and so on )

How to Photograph a starry sky?

you`II need a clear night sky

Cameras settings summary:

Set program Mode to Manual exposure.

Set Drive to single shot.

Turn Image review off.

Turn Auto-focus off.

Set white balance to daylight.

Set file format to Raw or Raw + JPEG

If you want to know more, just research on the internet

Good camera lenses: Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC full frame, Rokinon FE14m-C 14mm f2.8 Ultra wide, Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 AT-X116 pro DX II..

Good camera: Canon EOS 70D.

Very good cameras: Canon 77D and Canon 80D.

Moon: You can take picture of the moon with a DSLR camera or a telescope.

If you decide to take picture of the moon with a DSLR camera, then you can choose to use a tripod/remote or not! To take picture of the moon aren´t that difficult.

Stars: You can take picture of the stars with a DSLR camera or a telescope, if you decide to use a DSLR camera then you need a tripod and remote..

Milky way: Find a dark sky, A dark sky free of light pollution is the first and most important requirement to even seeing the Milky way. Know when and where to look, Use a good camera with good high ISO capabilities, Use a fast wide angle lens, Use a tripod, Use live view, Set a long shutter speed..

Deep Sky: To take picture of deep sky objects you need either a DSLR camera, Tripod, Sky tracker or a good telescope.

Planets: To take picture of planets you need a good telescope..

Time lapse:

What I've learned about astrophotography: You must have patience and it takes a long time to learn.


Photo taken by me.

- Ellie S.K

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Ellie Summer

Ellie Summer

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If you can't say something nice, don't say nothing at all. I like to share my photos of landscapes and night skies on social media, but I do not like when some people copy others' photos without permission or taking credit for someone else's photo, I have only experienced that someone has tried to take credit for my photos and I do not like it! All photos and videos are taken by me, do not copy my photos and videos without my permisson.

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