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Digital Astrophotography A Guide to Capturing the Cosmos

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ISBN-10: 1933952164

ISBN-13: 9781933952161

Edition: 2008

Authors: Stefan Seip

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At first glance, the challenge of astrophotography may appear daunting. But not only are spectacular results possible, they are easy to learn with the step-by-step instructions provided in Stephan Seip's Digital Astrophotography: A Guide to Capturing the Cosmos. Today, amateurs can produce images that only twenty years ago a large professional observatory would have been proud of; and this book shows you how. Learn how to: Set up your camera for optimum results Focus your camera for razor-sharp images Take beautiful night shots with a simple compact digital camera, a tripod, and a telescope Use a DSLR camera to shoot the Sun, Moon, stars, star clusters, and nebulae through your telescope …    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Publication date: 12/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 162
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

urrently living in Stuttgart,Germany, Stefan Seip works as a professional fine art photographer, an IT consultant, and a science writer. His enthusiasm for the activities and objects of the cosmos dates back to his early adolescence. Driven by his innate desire to capture beauty in images, it was only natural to combine his two loves; astronomy and photography. It is only recently--decades later--that Stefan started to grasp what he had gotten himself into. Although, he still enjoys visual astronomy, astrophotography has gained the upper hand, requiring his full commitment. He said, Had I foreseen the amount of time, perseverance, technology, know-how, and (in the end) money would be…