Shooting for the Moon: Free Photography Guide & Instructions

02/24/2020 // 2 Comments

Are you going outside to photograph the Moon? Hold your rocket boosters—study this free guide and learn quick, easy techniques that you can use tonight. Don’t have time to become an astronaut? Your photographs will bring the Moon down to Earth. There are 5 main ways to photograph the Moon. (composite and webcam imagery not included in this guide) Scenic landscapeTelephoto camera lensesTelescopes (prime focus)WebcamsComposite (multiple frames combined into a single image) Scenic Landscape Scenic landscape photography utilize wide-angle lenses. These type of photographs naturally [Click Here To Read Article...]

No Money Astronomy: Stars

07/10/2015 // 11 Comments

So, I was at the grocery store the other day, admiring the baguettes, when I heard footsteps directly behind me. The pressure of staring eyes caused me to lift my snout into the air, that’s when someone tapped me on the shoulder. Three times. “You know, I want to get into amateur astronomy, but I don’t have the cash! The gear is way too expensive!” A voice said. I turned around and placed a hand upon the disheveled individual’s shoulders. “Don’t worry, my friend! Let me ask you a question: are you blind?” The disheveled individual scratched his [Click Here To Read Article...]