Discussion in 'Beyond the Basics' started by molested_cow, Jul 3, 2004.
Can I come over?
LOL Jadin, I notice on your site you have a lot of evening/night time shots so I guess you enjoy taking those sort of pictures.
Sometimes people go WOW, but the reality is that more often than not, the weather is terrible, your equipment goes wrong or you dont have enough ability. None of this matters if you have perseverance and patience, but for example on a shot like the above I can spend over a hour just focusing the shot!
After that I just leave the camera to take as many pictures as possible and then choose whichever one is least affected but atmospheric turbulence. In the shot of Saturn below this is picture is a composite of about 30 with each picture adding to the overall detail..
Anyway if youre curious this is my SLR mounted on my telescopes mount and is what I take wide field long exposures with
Ive been doing this for 2 years and am only just starting to learn the techniques but its really really rewarding
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