It is a Full Moon week, so it is even more crucial to learn what days are open for Milky Way Photography in today’s Astro Primer and get reminded again why the Southern Hemisphere has a distinct advantage over the Northern Hemisphere for viewing the Milky Way Galactic Core year round!
In today’s episode I celebrate the FANTASTIC MOMENTS and confess the MAJOR FLUBS of my Eric Benedetti Star Tracking Online Workshop from over the weekend. There were some moments that were just magical that had everyone involved so crazy grateful for Eric’s time, experience and knowledge! We learned so many great tips on how to not only become BETTER Milky Way Photographers but actually learned how to capably install and use a Star Tracker under our DSLR! We certainly got our money’s worth with Eric’s SIX hours of instruction we got on Saturday. And there is more to come too!
Lastly, I go over three simple takeaways from the Workshop that highlight what we went over and what great interesting lessons are in store for those of us who have access to the workshop.
Carboni’s Astro Tools: http://www.prodigitalsoftware.com/Astronomy_Tools_For_Full_Version.html
Annie’s Astro Actions: http://www.eprisephoto.com/astro-actions
Purchase the Replay and have Permanent access to Eric Benedetti’s Star Tracker Online Course plus future content updates here: https://goo.gl/v5KPHq
Follow Eric Benedetti at his website: https://www.ericbenedettiphotography.com/
Gear recommended for tracking:
SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Astro Package with Declination Bracket included $329
SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Equatorial Wedge Base
SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Counterweight Kit
Cameras for the beginner:
Rokinon 16mm f2.0
Rokinon 24mm f1.4
Sigma Art 35mm f1.4
Optional tracker that is slightly less expensive:
iOptron SkyTracker Pro Camera Mount with Polar Scope $299