The month of August 2023 was a special one for skywatchers and photographers alike, as it featured not one, but two full moons. This rare occurrence, known as a Blue Moon, happens when there are two full moons in a single calendar month. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the breathtaking experience of photographing […]
Astrophotography is a captivating genre of photography that allows us to capture the breathtaking beauty of the night sky. However, it can be challenging for beginners to achieve the desired results due to some common mistakes. In this blog post, we will explore these mistakes and provide valuable tips on how to avoid them, ensuring […]
The Perseids meteor shower is one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, and for good reason. It’s known for its bright meteors and high rates, with up to 100 meteors per hour possible during the peak. If you’re looking to capture some amazing photos of the Perseids, here are a few tips: […]
Astrophotography allows us to capture the mesmerizing beauty of the night sky, but achieving sharp focus in low light conditions can be a challenge. Precise focus is crucial for capturing breathtaking images of celestial objects. In this article, we will explore some essential tips and techniques to help you achieve sharp focus in nighttime astrophotography. […]
I find milky way photography quite fascinating! Probably because you have the opportunity to see through your camera something you cannot see with your naked eyes. I also love staying out on a warm summer night enjoying the starry sky while taking pictures. Many times I scout a location during the day to find a […]
I always found fascinating the milky way and the night sky since I was a little kid. When I got my first DSLR camera I started experimenting with astrophotography by photographing the milky way and star trails. In this tutorial I will share with you some information to help beginners get started and photograph the […]
Although a thunderstorm ruined my initial plan to photograph the Perseids meteor shower I didn’t give up. I packed up my things but didn’t return home. Instead I headed towards the opposite direction where the sky was clear in order to try and photograph the Perseids. I managed to get one more shooting star along […]
That night I had no plans to go out and take photos. However when I saw the sky getting illuminated by lightnings I couldn’t resist. I grabbed my camera, jumped into my car and headed towards the thunderstorm. There was a severe electrical storm pretty far away. Here you can see the area of Pelion […]
Last August I was in Chalkidiki, Greece during the Perseids meteor shower. I spend half an hour shooting the night sky and although I saw 5 or 6 shooting stars only one entered the frame of my camera. In this photo you can see a falling Perseid along with the galactic center and planet Mars. […]
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