The Deep-Sky Imaging Primer by Charles Bracken
This book has taught thousands of people about astrophotography and has been completely revised and updated for its second edition. It covers everything you need to know to capture stunning images of deep space object with a DSLR or CCD camera.
This book is broken into three sections,
- Understanding images - explains how electronic sensors work and introduces the critical concepts of signal and noise.
- Acquiring Images - Describes how to use telescopes, cameras, and computers to capture deep-space images.
- Processing Images - Covers everything you need to know to turn raw data from the camera into a deep sky masterpiece. In additions to Adobe Photoshop, it now includes full coverage of PixInsight, which is fast becoming the main image processing tool for many images.
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very knowledgeable and helpful to help me understand the necessary tools and processes involved. Good recommended book to understand digital photography for deep sky photography.
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It is a very complete book. It has everything the beginner seeks; from taking a photo, to showing a final work for your own analysis or to show your family, colleagues or friends the best image of the deep sky. The author explains step by step all the art of astrophotography. Totally recommendable for beginners. For the advanced, it is a tool to consult when tere is have doubts in the steps of the development of the images. Excellent book !, I sincerely recommend that you acquire it