• Orion Came Second

    Been a while since my last post, as I’ve been doing other things in the evenings and not had the urge to head out into the bitter cold. That will hopefully change soon as I have a few night sky targets I hope to shoot soon. I entered a few astronomy photos into the local …

  • Great end to 2013

    Leading up to Christmas 2013, Cheryl hinted and hinted at the idea of getting me a watch. I’ve been without a watch for a while, and she’s even asked if I wanted to go in shops looking for one. I even asked her if her present to me was something I’d not had for a …

  • How to: Photograph the Moon with HDR

    This will just be a quick run through how I take photos of the moon. My equipment used is a Skywatcher 80ED telescope (equivelant of a 600mm lens) with a Canon 600D mounted to it. A remote trigger was also used. Picture settings are set to Manual, RAW files, with bracketing switched on and ISO …

  • Viewing Report: 29 July – Hedgehogs

    I know it hasn’t been long since the last one – but then the weather is meant to turn nasty for the rest of the week so was very grateful for the clear skies given to me this evening. I started out with my list of objects I wanted to try find, with their written …