Category: Astrophotography

What ISO is good for astrophotography?

July 31, 2021, 14:57, asked: pickathing

Using an ISO setting of 800 is enough to collect a healthy amount of “good” signal to reveal objects in the night sky, yet does not have the negative effects shooting with a much higher ISO has. Take some test shots using anywhere from ISO 400 – to ISO 6400....

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What f stop is best for astrophotography?

July 31, 2021, 11:59, asked: animal | nature | travel

Aperture: It's generally a best practice to choose the widest aperture that is available for your lens. You want as much light as possible to hit your sensor. A range from f/1.4 - f/2.8 is ideal....

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Is 28mm wide enough for astrophotography?

July 30, 2021, 21:25, asked: PHOTOBLOG • POLTAVA📷

It performs very nicely for astrophotography, nearly matching the Rokinon 24mm f/1.4, one of our most well regarded lenses for wide angle landscape astrophotography. The major drawback of the Sony FE 28mm f/2 lens is its hefty levels of barrel distortion when shooting in RAW....

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What is a good f stop for astrophotography?

July 30, 2021, 17:52, asked: Ella Rose McMillan

Depending upon the sharpness of your lens and the dimness of your subject, use an aperture around f/2.8 to f/5.6. This one depends very strongly upon your subject, though. Takeaway: Shoot at the widest aperture setting possible, especially if your lens's maximum aperture is in the range of f/2.8 to f/4....

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Can you do astrophotography with light pollution?

July 30, 2021, 14:32, asked: 🌈💐❤️

It is possible to capture a good image from under the urban lights. When I started in astrophotography I used a DSLR and colour single shot CCD. ... The images lacked detail and were often filled with the orange glow of light pollution, despite my best attempts to reduce it....

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How difficult is astrophotography?

July 30, 2021, 07:31, asked: Ali & Sara

Although astrophotography is a very easy hobby in which to get started on a simple level, it can be difficult to master at its highest level. You must be prepared to spend the time learning the craft if you want to get really good at it. ... Advance to piggyback photography and finally prime-focus astrophotography....

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Can iPhone 12 do astrophotography?

July 30, 2021, 00:25, asked: wanderer

There are two ways of using the iPhone 12 Pro for astrophotography; via Apple's built-in Camera app, and using third-party apps. ... Hold the phone up to the night sky, and the iPhone 12 Pro will automatically detect some camera shake and limit the shutter speed to between 3 and 10 seconds....

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Why is astrophotography so difficult?

July 30, 2021, 00:20, asked: Roni Madden

Astrophotography is hard. Astronomically hard. Everything has to be perfect. Your telescope, with camera attached, must track your target in precise synchronization with the rotation of the Earth....

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Is DSLR or mirrorless better for astrophotography?

July 29, 2021, 23:30, asked: 🌈💐❤️

Choose DSLR or Mirrorless Both can work well but mirrorless cameras have advantages for astrophotography: Mirrorless cameras are light and compact. The single lens reflex mechanism adds weight, size, and vibration to a DSLR without adding any advantages for astrophotography....

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Is a 50mm lens good for astrophotography?

July 29, 2021, 19:16, asked: Ethan Nance

These 2 lenses are tremendous choices for astrophotography because they are capable of letting in a lot of starlight in a single exposure. The 50mm is a useful focal length for framing up a particular constellation like Orion, above. ... It's a zoom lens, but the star quality is commendable at both 24mm and 105mm....

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