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Turning the Sony A6000 To a Astro Camera

This camera has a gazillion of ribbon cables. If you managed to save all of them from damaging – congratulations and you deserve cold beer and chips. Let’s disassemble. This camera has the most anti “that makes sense” disassembly way. Please unscrew all the screws that you will find on the outside. Now take a […]

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Converting Canon 1100D T3 for Astro Photography

The Canon 1100D or Rebel T3 is probably the easiest to convert into astro photography camera. It has relatively beefy sensor with a big metal plate on it which helps to cool it down. Despite its age the camera still holds in resolution and picture quality. And most important thing it shoots RAW and there […]

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How To Modify Canon 1200D T5 For Astro Photography

The 1200D or Rebel T5 is the next model after Canon 1100D T3 and offers not only a bigger LCD screen but also more mega pixels. Difference is and inside the sensor mount. Now the sensor is fitted on springs and not sitting on shims like in the previous model. Is the astro mod now […]

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How to Modify Canon EF-S Lens to Fit With an Optolong L-Pro or Any Other Clip-in Filter

You probably bought an Optolong filter and were excited to use it on your camera in a galaxy hunting on Friday. But that unfortunately did not happen because the lens refused to fit into the place. So what’s happened? If you read the small print on Optolong page, it says that those filters do not […]

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Infrared Image Processing

Infrared image processing with Affinity Photo

Open your image. Swap red and green colors. Go to Layer, New Adjustment Layer, Channel Mixer. In the Red channel, make Red 0 percent and Blue 100 percent. In the Blue channel, make Red 100 percent and Blue 0 percent. Make the sky blue. Go to Layer, New Adjustment Layer, Color Balance. Increase slightly blue […]

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Books

Introduzione Alla Fotografia All’Infrarosso

Con questa guida gratuita imparerai le basi della fotografia all’infrarosso e scoprirai un nuovo mondo ad infrarossi In questa guida imparerai le basi della fotografia all’infrarosso e scoprirai un nuovo mondo ad infrarossi. Scopri nuove opportunità creative tramite la fotografia all’infrarosso. Come scattare foto ad infrarossi con una fotocamera digitale Quali sono i filtri ad […]

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Infrared Image Processing

Infrared Image Processing with Gimp

Here I will show you how to process infrared images with gimp. It’s free software. We will open our image as a layer. Gimp does not understand RAW images so that you need to convert them to jpg or better tif formats. Ask us a question Hit Ctrl + Shift +J to fill the working […]

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Books

Getting Started with Your Converted Infrared or Full-Spectrum Camera by Rob Shea

eBook by Rob Shea Table of Contents Introduction Styles of Infrared Photography External Filters for Infrared Photography Lenses for Infrared Photography Settings for Shooting Infrared Photography Processing Traditional and Color Infrared Images What’s Next Additional Resources Introduction Welcome to the hidden world of infrared photography! This book is designed for new infrared photographers whohave a […]

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Spencer’s Camera Review

INTRODUCTION Have you ever wanted to get more involved in a deep hobby or spice up your professional work? Photography is the leader in being both a good time and a hard job. It is important to gather all the knowledge and equipment required to be satisfied with your work. Having taken the time to […]

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Infrared Image Processing

Simple IR Image Processing Method with FastStone Image Viewer. No Photoshop or Lightroom Needed.

No Photoshop or Lightroom needed. Works best with images from Nikon Here is the way to process all your infrared images that collect dust for a long time. You will need a FastStone Image Viewer which is free. Gimp (optional) will help to correct any optical distortion. Processing a 720nm file from Nikon Open your […]