Can You Do Astrophotography in the City? Yes! Here are 9 Ways

Light pollution in cities is the nemesis of the astrophotographer and astronomer, or is it? The night skies are increasingly brightening in urban areas and this makes seeing and photographing stars and other astronomical objects much harder. The most recommended solution to this is to travel to a dark sky site to take photos, but … Read more

Introduction to Landscape Astrophotography (Beginners Guide 2023)

For this introduction to landscape astrophotography, we cover all the steps to help you take amazing images of the night sky above Earth. To support this, we analyzed 260 of the best astro landscape images shortlisted in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition to share what we could learn. This includes: Read on to … Read more

Astrophotography for Beginners (2023 Guide) – 21 Tips to Get Started

This astrophotography for beginners guide takes you through all you need to know. Follow this, and you’ll soon be taking amazing pictures of the stars, planets, and galaxies. You can impress your friends and family and you can do this with minimal gear (even a smartphone camera). It may be easier than you think. Read … Read more

21 Best Astrophotography Books (2023) – Beginners and Advanced

We present here our list of the best astrophotography books to help you learn how to shoot the stars and other astronomical objects. Some would suit absolute beginners, whilst others are for intermediate or advanced astrophotographers. There is also a second section of the best space photography books that are less educational and more inspirational. … Read more

Astrophotography Competitions & Contests For You To Enter (2023)

Here we have compiled a list of astrophotography competitions from all over the world so that you can find the right ones for you to enter your astronomy images and maybe win some prizes (or at least some pride!). We include information on when and how to enter, as well as prizes and judging criteria. … Read more

21 Best YouTube Astrophotography Channels (2023)

Watching videos on YouTube is a great way of learning astrophotography for free. There are some brilliant channels that you can follow and I have learned a lot from what these people have shared. See below are some of our favorites (in no particular order). Alyn Wallace Alyn is based in Wales in the UK … Read more

13 Great Places To Share Astrophotography Photos (2023)

If you’re into taking astrophotography images then you should definitely be sharing them online. Even if you are a beginner and not confident in what you are doing, you will find that others will be supportive and give you tips on how you can improve. It also forces you to really think about your images … Read more

17 Best Astrophotography Apps (For Night Sky Photos In 2023)

Having the best astrophotography apps on your smartphone or tablet can be a fantastic and inexpensive shortcut toward nailing a great shot of the night sky. The difference between taking a great astronomy photograph or not can often be external factors, such as finding the right location, waiting for optimal conditions, and timing it right. … Read more

iPhone Astrophotography (3 Ways To Take Amazing Night Sky Pictures)

Is good iPhone astrophotography possible? This sounds like a dream, right? Just taking your smartphone with you outside to shoot the night sky without having to lug bulky cameras, telescopes, and other equipment. It would be so much easier, require less planning, and not to mention be cheaper and open up astrophotography to a much … Read more

Best Astrophotographers (11 Space Photographer Case Studies)

Here we present 11 case studies from some of the best astrophotographers in the world: 1. Michael Ver Sprill Michael Ver Sprill (“Milky Way Mike”) outlines how he took this photo of the Milky Way over the Palouse Falls in Washington State, USA: How did you plan the shot? I was planning a trip to Alaska … Read more

Astrophotography on a Budget (How to Take Amazing Images for Cheap)

Astrophotography can be an expensive hobby but there are ways to cut costs and save money whilst still being able to produce amazing images. In this article, we present the best budget astrophotography setups so that you can get shooting the stars without breaking the bank. *This website makes money through affiliate commissions. This means … Read more

21 Ways To Make Money With Astrophotography (Sell, Teach, Build)

Taking great images of the stars and objects in space takes a lot of dedication, effort, and expertise. But the fact that it is not easy raises the barrier to entry, therefore can we make money from astrophotography? The answer is yes, you can and some astrophotographers are very successful and make a living doing … Read more