Huawei has challenged us to create amazing astrophotography with their new Mate 8 smartphone. Milky Way, star trails, and more...with a MOBILE PHONE...
Author - Cory Schmitz
Co-founder of PhotographingSpace.com, co-owner of several telescopes and mounts, too many cameras, and not enough hard drives, Cory is an American expat living in South Africa with his wife, Tanja Schmitz.
An avid astrophotographer for timelapse, deep-space imaging, lunar, planetary, and star trail imagery, he is an all-around jack-of-most-trades for night-sky photography.
He is also an internationally published and commissioned astrophotographer, where his photos have been used in multiple online and print publications.
Learn how long you should plan your star trail shoots for to get the results you want, with real-world star trail examples so you don't quit too...
We want to celebrate and reward hard-working astrophotographers. How does $2,000 (USD) worth of the Celestron gear sound?
Learn an easy way to create REAL diffraction spikes on bright stars using your refractor telescope or lens.
The telescope doesn't make the photo, the photographer does. The “expensive” mistakes beginners make are not only costly on your pocket, they also...
Learn how to get perfect round stars in your Milky Way and night sky photos, and find out why the rule of 500 is meant to be broken.
Demonstrating graphically how important and powerful the process of calibration, integration/stacking, and post-processing for astrophotography.
Follow this guide to easily create DSLR and CCD flat frames for astrophotography!
The moon (ours!) isn't just monochrome. Learn how to tease it out.
A gallery of close-up photos of a DIY homemade VNS equatorial platform that allowed me to do deep-sky and easy planetary astrophotography with my...