Astrophotography is a very unique and tricky genre, but if you take the time to dive into it and learn how it is done, you can be rewarded with stunning images of the heavens. If you are interested in astrophotography, this great beginner's guide will answer a lot of questions to help you get you on your way to pointing your camera toward the night sky.
Coming to you from Astro Backyard, this excellent video discusses many things you are probably wondering about if you are considering getting into astrophotography. The thing I have always admired about astrophotographers is the tremendous technical precision that goes into the work, both shooting and post-processing. It is a genre that takes a lot of very specialized equipment, shooting hours, and post-processing techniques, but at the same time, you will be able to produce images unlike those you see from any other type of photography. Even if you are not looking to dive into the deep end of the genre, it can be a great way to expand your landscape photography repertoire or even to spice up things like engagement portraits. Check out the video above for lots of helpful information.