Lessons From The Masters
Thousands of amateur astronomers around the world are studying and creating astrophotography at a complex level - indeed, they far outnumber professional astronomers doing the same, and the contributions of such amateurs both technically and artistically are the primary proponents of progress in the field in modern times. More often than not, amateur refers only to the fact that these individuals are not paid for their actions- and is certainly not a measure of their prowess. This book then, is a unique collaboration of numerous world renowned astronomers, each especially well known for a specific area and field. Each sub discipline of astrophotography is covered in painstaking detail by an individual renowned for that discipline- the collaboration of numerous authors providing the reader the greatest possible opportunity to learn the most current and up to date information on every individual part of the field today. "Lessons from the Masters" is a book comprised of the joint works of a body of brilliant and recognized leaders in the field of Astronomical imaging, assembled by Robert Gendler for the sake of providing the expertise and knowledge of numerous experts to those interested in joining the field. Each chapter is a primer on a particular technique, and the book as a whole covers all types of astronomical image processing, even the processing of events such as eclipses, using DSLRs, and deep sky, planetary, wide-field, and high resolution astronomical image processing.
- Collaborative work of numerous experts!
- 150 Illustrations
- Covers a wide variety of techniques!
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SKU 9781461478331 Manufacturer Bookstore Author Robert Gendler Publisher Springer Cover Type Soft Cover ISBN Number 978-1-4614-7834-8
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