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The Art of Photography: The Complete Manual for Capturing the Magic of the Sky

The Art of Photography: The Complete Manual for Capturing the Magic of the Sky


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The e-book is available in italian and english.

This book is like an adventure guide, a passport to the vastness of the night sky. 📸🌠

You'll learn to capture the breathtaking beauty of daytime landscapes ☀️, such as spectacular sunrises and mountain panoramas, and then plunge into the darkness, revealing the majesty of stars, galaxies, and nebulas in the night sky. ✨🌃

It will be an exhilarating journey into the realm of advanced tools and techniques, from choosing the right equipment 📷🔭, to mastering light and exposure 🌗, to the art of capturing the Milky Way and constellations 🌌🌠.

Throughout this voyage, we'll also uncover the secrets of master astrophotographers 🌌📸, all while becoming storytellers of celestial tales through the art of star photography. 📖🌟

Are you ready to traverse the skies and etch the wonders of the universe into your shots? 🚀📷🌌

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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Frederic Budai
The Art of Photography: The Complete Manual for Capturing the Magic of the sky

Would love to give a review, but did not receive this one...Do have the other three books which are brilliant.
Not this one though

Mauro Maestri
Very good

Very good and very simple

The Best Ebook for Astro Photography

"This is a comprehensive ebook for astrophotography enthusiasts who want to capture stunning images of the night sky. The book provides helpful tips on how to choose the right equipment, adjust camera settings, and make the most of image processing techniques to create spectacular photographs of the celestial sphere. Additionally, the book includes detailed information on major celestial events and the tools necessary to capture images of celestial objects such as stars, galaxies, and nebulas."

Topics covered in the ebook

1 The Photographic Technique
1.1 The Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) - Mirrorless
1.1.1 How a DLSR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) is built
1.1.2 Manual Exposure
1.1.3 Manual Mode
1.1.4 Exposure Times and Aperture
1.1.5 The ISO Value
1.1.6 White Balance
1.1.7 Exposure in Live View
1.1.8 The Focus
1.1.9 The Hyper-focal
1.1.10 Composition Techniques

1.2 Digital noise
1.2.1 What is Digital Noise
1.2.2 Techniques to eliminate it

1.3 Choosing the right optics
1.3.1 The best focal length
1.3.2 Chromatic Aberrations
1.3.3 Vignetting
1.3.4 The Coma Effect
1.3.5 Diffraction

1.4 How to shoot in Astrophotography
1.4.1 Single Shot and the 300 Rule
1.4.2 Using the Astro Tracker
1.4.3 Calibration with Dark, Bias e Flat Frames
1.4.4 Multiple Exposure
1.4.5 HDR Astrophotography
1.4.6 Startrail
1.4.7 How to make a Panorama
1.4.8 How to make a Timelapse

2 Shooting Planning
2.1.1 Camera Accessories
2.1.2 Astrophotography Filters
2.1.3 Clothing and Accessories
2.1.4 Light Pollution
2.1.5 Land Maps and Software for Smartphones and PCs
2.1.6 Astronomical Seeing and Weather

3 Post-production
3.1 Meet Astro Panel Pro
3.1.1 Installation
3.1.2 The Panel
3.1.3 The Landscape / Pro Section
3.1.4 The Astro Section
3.1.5 Export / Masks Section
3.1.6 The Fusion Section

3.2 Stacking of images in Astro Panel
3.2.1 Tutorial Merge (Silk, Focus Stacking, HDR, Night HDR, Mean Stack)
3.2.2 Stacking Startrail
3.2.3 Stacking Astronomical Images and HDR
3.2.4 Stacking Deep Sky Channel

3.3 Workflow images in Adobe Photoshop with Astro Panel
3.3.1 Single Shot Processing
3.3.2 Dual Exposure Processing
3.3.3 Deep Sky Processing
3.3.4 Startrail Processing
3.3.5 Remove Light Pollution
3.3.6 Make Panorama Images in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom

3.4 Workflow for Timelapse Video Editing
3.4.1 Image Processing in Adobe Photoshop
3.4.2 Processing Images in Adobe Lightroom
3.4.3 Processing the Timelapse Video Sequence in Adobe After Effects
3.4.4 Editing video sequences in Adobe Premiere Pro

4 Astronomy Pills
4.1 Let’s learn to recognize Heaven
4.1.1 The Northern Sky
4.1.2 The Southern Sky
4.1.3 The Northern and Southern Lights
4.1.4 The eclipse of the Sun and Moon4.1.5 The Solar System
4.1.6 Astronomical Glossary

5 Bibliography and Conclusions

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