Beginner’s Guide To Astrophotography : How To Capture The Cosmos With Any Camera by Mike Shaw

Beginner's Guide To Astrophotography : How To Capture The Cosmos With Any Camera by Mike Shaw

Are you a budding photographer fascinated by the enchanting night sky? Look no further than Beginner’s Guide to Astrophotography: How to Capture the Cosmos with Any Camera written by Mike Shaw. This book is the ultimate companion for beginners who want to delve into astrophotography without breaking the bank.

Within the pages of this comprehensive guide, Shaw shares invaluable insights that will teach you everything you need to know about capturing breathtaking images of celestial wonders including the moon, stars, planets, galaxies, and more. Whether you’re using a high-end camera or a simple point-and-shoot, this book has got you covered.

Discover indispensable tips on gear selection, optimal camera settings, innovative focusing techniques, effective composition strategies, and post-processing wizardry. From photographing the awe-inspiring Milky Way, dazzling constellations, mesmerizing star trails, elusive planets, meteor showers, orbiting satellites, colorful nebulae, exquisite star clusters, magnificent galaxies, to awe-inspiring comets – this guide has it all.

Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the cosmos and turn your astrophotography dreams into reality. Beginner’s Guide to Astrophotography: How to Capture the Cosmos with Any Camera will elevate your celestial photography skills to new heights. Grab your copy now and embark on an extraordinary journey through the wonders of the universe!

The Beginner’s Guide to Astrophotography: Learn How to Capture the Beauty of the Night Sky

Hello and welcome to today’s live online webinar and book launch for “The Beginner’s Guide to Astrophotography” with author and night sky photographer Dr. Mike Shaw. My name is Katie Walker, I am the marketing coordinator at Rocky Nook, and I am delighted to be here with you all today.

We’re going to get started in just a minute, but in the meantime, please feel free to introduce yourself in the chat, let us know where you’re joining us from, or just say hello to our speaker, Mike.

Alright, so let’s get started. A couple of things to note for those of you who are here with us. If you have to leave early, don’t worry. We will be emailing all those who registered with the webinar recording. This webinar will also be available to watch on Rocky Nook’s website. If you have any burning questions for Mike, please enter them in the Q&A function, as we will be moderating those at the end of Mike’s tutorial.

Now, let’s get into the main content of today’s webinar. Dr. Mike Shaw is an astrophotographer, teacher, and author of “The Beginner’s Guide to Astrophotography” published in 2023. He is also the author of “Creative Nightscapes and Timelapses” published in 2018, and “The Complete Guide to Landscape Astrophotography” published in 2017.

Mike’s book is designed to help beginners understand the basics of astrophotography and capture stunning images of the night sky. The book covers a wide range of topics, including understanding the night sky, gear and equipment, landscape astrophotography, deep sky astrophotography, planning your shoots, and editing your images.

Mike is also hosting an in-depth webinar on May 9th, where he will dive even deeper into the techniques and concepts covered in the book. This webinar will provide practical guidance and insights for aspiring astrophotographers.

If you haven’t already, I highly recommend purchasing Mike’s book. It is available in both print and e-book formats, and can be purchased from Rocky Nook’s online store. The e-book version is also available at a 40% discount using the coupon code “Astro40”.

Before we wrap up, I want to once again thank Dr. Mike Shaw for joining us today and sharing his passion and expertise in astrophotography. I also want to thank all of you who joined us for this live webinar. I hope you found it informative and inspiring. Don’t forget to register for Mike’s upcoming webinar on May 9th, and if you have any further questions, please reach out to us. Happy photographing!

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