Shooting for the Moon: Free Photography Guide & Instructions

Are you going outside to photograph the Moon? Hold your rocket boosters—study this free guide and learn quick, easy techniques that you can use tonight. Don’t have time to become an astronaut? Your photographs will bring the Moon down to Earth. There are 5 main ways to photograph the Moon. (composite and webcam imagery notContinue reading “Shooting for the Moon: Free Photography Guide & Instructions”

Astronomy Binoculars: How to Observe Stars Instead Of Your Neighbor

Most binoculars spend most of their existence buried inside a closet, or perhaps inside a spacious drawer. A few naughty binoculars have only observed the nasty habits of someone’s unaware neighbor, and a lonesome binocular can do nothing but collect time snow (dust). Binoculars are intuitive and easy to use. A telescope needs eyepieces orContinue reading “Astronomy Binoculars: How to Observe Stars Instead Of Your Neighbor”

Celestial Hunting Season: How To Locate The Orion Nebula

You look like the type of smart individual who likes to read about space clouds. Did you know it’s possible to see the Orion Nebula with nothin’ but those squishy orbs inside your face? The universe looks like an angry toddler tossed a handful of sparkly glitter all over the place, which means it canContinue reading “Celestial Hunting Season: How To Locate The Orion Nebula”

Shooting for the Stars: Canon EF 75-300mm Zoom Lens

Fall in line, trooper! Are you going to cry? Or is that the stellar glimmer of hope shining within your squinting eye? Tuck in your shirt, stand up straight and grab your standard issue Canon EF 75-300mm zoom lens! I’ll see you on the training grounds. Canon’s EF 75-300mm is a popular lens of choiceContinue reading “Shooting for the Stars: Canon EF 75-300mm Zoom Lens”

No Money Astronomy: Stars

So, I was at the grocery store the other day, admiring the baguettes, when I heard footsteps directly behind me. The pressure of staring eyes caused me to lift my snout into the air, that’s when someone tapped me on the shoulder. Three times. “You know, I want to get into amateur astronomy, but IContinue reading “No Money Astronomy: Stars”