Astrophotography Guides

Astrophotography is more popular than ever these days, mostly thanks to improving technology that has made it easier to get into this hobby and brought the price down.

Find here a number of comprehensive guides to how to go about astrophotography and what gear you should buy.

Learn Astrophotography

Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Gear Analysis

Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Gear Analysis

See our analysis of what equipment has been used in nearly 700 images shortlisted for the competition

Astrophotography for Beginners

Astrophotography for Beginners

Everything you need to know to get started in astrophotography

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How to Use ChatGPT to Improve Your Astrophotography

Find out how to use the AI chatbot ChatGPT to help you with astrophotography!

Astrophotography in the City

Astrophotography in the City

Find 9 tactics to overcome city light pollution and take great astro images

Astrophotography on a Budget

Astrophotography on a Budget

How to save money whilst building an astrophotography setup

Astrophotography Equipment

What Equipment Do You Need for Astrophotography?

Our guide to what astrophotography equipment you need in your setup

Landscape Astrophotography

Landscape Astrophotography

Learn all about photographing the night sky above the earth, including tips on gear, planning, and composition

How to Take Pictures of Stars

How to Take Pictures of Stars

Beginners’ step-by-step guide to star photography

What’s in the Sky Tonight From My Location?

What’s in the Sky Tonight From My Location?

The best tools to use to understand what will be visible to you on any night

Night Vision Astrophotography

Night Vision Astrophotography

Read our beginners’ guide to using a night vision device to aid your stargazing and imaging

How to Photograph the Milky Way

How to Photograph the Milky Way

A step-by-step guide to planning and capturing Milky Way images

Best Astrophotography Apps

Best Astrophotography Apps

The best smartphone apps to help with astrophotography

Best Astrophotography Books

21 Best Astrophotography Books

The best books you can read on the topic

Best Places to Share Astrophotography Images

Best Places to Share Astrophotography Images

Your guide to building an online portfolio and promoting your images

Best Astrophotography YouTube Channels

Best Astrophotography YouTube Channels

The best video channels to follow

Astrophotography Competitions

Astrophotography Competitions

Our list of astrophotography competitions from all over the world for you to enter

How to Make Money with Astrophotography

How to Make Money with Astrophotography

21 ways to make money doing what you love

Light Pollution and Astrophotography

Light Pollution and Astrophotography

Understand how light pollution affects astrophotography and how you can get around the problem

Deep Sky West

Deep Sky West

How two friends build a remote astrophotography observatory

Best Astrophotographers

Best Astrophotographers (Case Studies)

11 case studies from some of the best astrophotographers in the world

Astrophotography Statistics and Facts

28 Amazing Astrophotography Statistics and Facts

28 amazing stats and facts about astrophotography

21 Best Gifts for Astrophotographers

21 gift ideas for someone into astrophotography

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