Astrophotography Fundamentals

Astrophotography is an increasingly popular photography style among photographers of all levels. This course will teach you the foundations and help you to understand the settings and equipment needed for successful astrophotography.
Course info
Rating
(10)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 29, 2017
Duration
39m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Rating
(10)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 29, 2017
Duration
39m
Description

Have you ever seen an image of the Milky Way and wondered how in the world it was captured? In this course, Astrophotography Fundamentals, you’ll learn how to dial in the perfect settings and the equipment needed for successful astrophotography. First, you’ll discover how to properly find and shoot astrophotography and the fundamentals behind a successful image. Next, you’ll explore the specific camera equipment needed, and the specific settings you'll use to capture stunning images that combine the landscape and celestial skies. Finally, you’ll delve into breaking down advanced astrophotography techniques and explore specific examples so you can be ready to capture the images you've always dreaded. By the end of this course, you'll have a fundamental knowledge of astrophotography and be able to capture your very own astro images.

About the author
About the author

Having an obsession with photography for over a decade now, Phill had the opportunity to visit and photograph some incredible places, and share his knowledge with several groups and individuals. While he enjoys many forms of photography, nothing captures his attention like landscape imagery.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Phill Monson, and welcome to my course, Astrophotography Fundamentals. I'm a landscape photographer with over 10 years of experience capturing the night sky, and I'm excited to share my knowledge with you. This course is designed to give you the information needed for astrophotography and to help capture images that you've always dreamed of, but may not have known how. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include gear needed for astrophotography, specific camera settings for astrophotography, technology to help with planning your shoot, and a review of examples for practical application. By the end of this course, you'll know the basics of astrophotography and be able to capture your own astro images. From here, continue your learning by diving into more photography with my course on camera lens fundamentals. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to capture the night with Astrophotography Fundamentals, at Pluralsight.