Shooting the Milkyway

I do enjoy nightscapes as well as deep sky targets. My latest Sky & Telescope blog is about the basics of Milky Way photography. Tips for Shooting the Milky Way  

ISO Demystified!

Is it I. S. O… or ISO… read all about it on this months Sky & Telescope Blog. Understanding ISO for Astrophotography

Speaking at Solarfest

I’ll be attending Daystar’s annual Solarfest star party October 4-7. I will be giving a presentation about @focus3, a new autofocusing technology I developed at Software Bisque. Unlike most “star based” astronomy focusing techniques @focus3 can focus on the sun (and moon, planets, etc.). It’s great for “lucky imaging”, and will achieve good focus even…