Posts Tagged ‘astrophotography’

Sep
4
2013

Incredible photos of the universe shot on a stock Canon EOS 7D by Alan Brock!

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…
Dec
13
2012

The High ISO Battle of the Full Frame Heavy Weights – Canon 6D vs Canon 5D Mark III

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…
Apr
3
2012

Canon announces a new DSLR for astronomy – the Canon EOS 60Da

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. [caption…
Feb
28
2011

planet5D interview of Patryk Kizny online and dryeye giveaway winners

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…
Feb
10
2011

planet5D live interview with DitoGear’s Patryk Kizny and a DryEyes giveaway!

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…
Jan
5
2011

The sun, moon, and a space station all in one AMAZING Canon EOS 5D Mark II photo

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,…