Tag Archives: astrophotography
Posted on 04. Sep, 2013 by planetmitch.
Astronomy has been something I’ve always been fascinated by and why not combine our gear love (in this case a stock Canon EOS 7D) and love of the stars with photography? Astrophotography can be amazingly beautiful as you can see from the images below submitted to planet5D by Alan Brock. I had seen Alan’s photo […]
Posted on 13. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
On the “Canon5DMarkSeries” yahoo group, a member (Don Marcotte) has been very interested in finding out about the high ISO performance of the Canon EOS 6D – so he managed to visit his local store and they let him do some “dark” tests – by placing the body cap or lens cap on the camera […]
Posted on 03. Apr, 2012 by planetmitch.
While not really targeted at HDSLR shooters, Canon has today announced a new camera some of you may be interested in… the Canon EOS 60Da is aimed squarely at astrophotographers but also retains the Canon EOS 60D features of live view and movie recording. New Canon EOS 60Da DSLR Camera For Astronomy Enthusiasts Captures The […]
Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 by planetmitch.
We had a very interesting conversation with Patryk Kizny from DitoGear the other day – he’s involved in three different companies at the same time – incredibly fascinating because of all the projects he has his fingers in – including the timelapse and astrophotography. The interview is online now and you can watch it below […]
Posted on 10. Feb, 2011 by planetmitch.
DitoGear’s Patryk Kizny (who brought you “the Chapel” with the BTS we showed you) will be our next planet5D live interview on Wednesday February 23rd – at 8pm CET (that’s great for you folks in Europe!) so make sure you are there! In fact, here’s the .ics file that you can download and put on […]
Posted on 05. Jan, 2011 by planetmitch.
Quite a feat capturing the partial solar eclipse including both the sun and moon and at the same time capturing the NASA International Space Station with a single Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) still frame! You might be thinking this is no big deal, but logistically, it is amazing! The Space Station is traveling […]