You don't need a telescope to shoot deep sky objects! A camera and a standard lens will do just fine for many large and beautiful targets in space.
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.
Don't let condensation ruin your astrophotography shoots anymore! Use these tips to destroy dew on your camera lens once and for all.
Noise, or graininess in our photos, is the astrophotographer's arch enemy. Destroy noise with Lightroom!
Many different interpretations of the same Milky Way image data. See how everyone processes their astrophotography images differently.
Download 11 of my raw DSLR images of the Milky Way from the Kalahari Basin to try and stack together to make a better-than-single final image!
See how stacking multiple wide-field night-sky exposures can gain you a lot of detail and color in your astrophotography. The work is worth it!
Some initial test results of astrophotography with the Huawei Mate 8 smartphone camera, shooting the ISS and star trails.
5 things every astrophotographer should know about their camera in order to maximize success in the field and make astrophotography more rewarding!
Huawei has challenged us to create amazing astrophotography with their new Mate 8 smartphone. Milky Way, star trails, and more...with a MOBILE PHONE...
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...