Heavenly Bodies: The Photographer's Guide to Astrophotography

Heavenly Bodies: The Photographer's Guide to Astrophotography

by Bert P. Krages, Esq.
     
 

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Detailing the photographic equipment and astronomical instruments needed to capture celestial images, this guide shows how astrophotography can be accessible to all photographers. Included is a detailed introduction to basic astronomy with information on mapping the sky, locating celestial bodies, and planning an expedition to photograph astronomical phenomena.… See more details below

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Detailing the photographic equipment and astronomical instruments needed to capture celestial images, this guide shows how astrophotography can be accessible to all photographers. Included is a detailed introduction to basic astronomy with information on mapping the sky, locating celestial bodies, and planning an expedition to photograph astronomical phenomena. Photographers learn how to determine the color sensitivity of various films and achieve the best possible exposure, how to ensure a captivating composition, and how commercially processed prints can support their artistic vision. Whether photographers wish to capture deep sky or solar system subjects, the dual focus on photography and astronomy and the helpful sidebars and charts will ensure great images, enhanced creativity, and a greater appreciation of the night sky.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608953660
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author


Bert P. Krages, Esq. is an attorney and stock photographer. He is the author of Legal Handbook for Photographers. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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