Night Sky Photography: From First Principles to Professional Results

Night Sky Photography: From First Principles to Professional Results

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Great photography begins at sunset – learn to photograph the night sky like a professional The night sky may be the most awe-inspiring spectacle that any of us will ever see.

It can, however, be difficult to capture in a photograph, as it requires specialized techniques that are rarely used when shooting images during the day.

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When the night sky transforms terrestrial landscapes into otherworldly works of art, you need to know the professional techniques for capturing your own nocturnal masterpieces. This complete course combines the classic beauty of landscapes with the vast, exotic universe of astrophotography, using tried-and-tested methods that guarantee stellar results.

You’ll learn what gear you need and how to make the most of it; clever tricks for squeezing out every drop of image quality from a pitch-black scene; and straightforward post-production workflows to create compelling compositions of the cosmos. The night sky may be the most awe-inspiring spectacle that any of us will ever see.

It can, however, be difficult to capture in a photograph, as it requires specialized techniques that are rarely used when shooting images during the day. Stitching huge images that can be printed very large. Stacking images and blending multiple exposures to increase detail. Focus stacking to increase depth of field.