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. […]
Have you ever wanted to remove the stars in your astrophotography photos? Perhaps you want to focus on the details of your deep-sky object, or maybe you want to process the stars and the object separately to achieve a punchy image without blowing out the stars. Whatever your reason, there is a simple and free […]
Milky way photos are really impressive for sure. However capturing photos of the night sky pushes the sensors of modern DSLRs and mirrorless cameras to their limits. If you want more details I have also written a tutorial on how to photograph the milky way. In a few words photographing a brilliant milky way photo […]
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 […]
I have always been intrigued by the night sky. A thing that I loved while spending my summers away from the city was that I could see the stars and the milky way. Till now, whenever I have the opportunity, I enjoy going out at night to view the milky way. By bringing my camera […]
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 […]
Sithonia is becoming my favourite summer destination in Chalkidiki, Greece. Find an amazing view, leave your camera shooting and relax watching the stars in the night sky. And in the next morning choose one of the many amazing beaches to go for a swim! For this photo I shot around 100 images and combined them […]
This shipwreck is located in Epanomi next to Thessaloniki, Greece. It sank around 1970 and it has been there ever since. The shipwreck is very close to the beach and you can even swim close to it and do some snorkeling. This summer night was perfect for shooting the milky way and the stars. Oh, […]
This old fisherman’s boat is somewhere in Kalochori, next to Thessaloniki, Greece. Our plan was to spend some hours under the summer night sky shooting star trails and the milky way. However we were “attacked” by hundreds if not thousands of mosquitoes! Instead we spent the time in our car letting our cameras do the […]
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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