I am still very new to astrophotography, and one of the aspects that interest and excite me the most about it, is that there is so much to learn about every facet of this photographic genre. From image collection to data processing, astrophotography is perhaps the most complicated form of photography that exists. With persistence and dedication to overcome the challenges inherent in astro, I find that the personal rewards in this growth are immeasurable. It seems that every time I sit down to dig into this I am able to learn something new, and through this learning process I am able to improve upon my techniques. A perfect example is the image contained in this blog post.
I captured the photos use to create this image back in April, and was very (more…)