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..
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