Making Every Photon Count - Steve Richards

Making Every Photon Count - Steve Richards

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This Third Edition features:

  • Expanded focusing guide to cover camera lenses
  • Expanded mount in formation to cover ultra portable systems
  • Updated balancing instructions for dual telescopes
  • Updates to guiding section to include finder-guiders and cameras with built in off axis guiders

From the second edition onwards, there is a section on stand-alone autoguiding solutions such as the Skywatcher Synguider which were not available when the first edition was written.

"Aimed at the beginner to Deep Sky astro-photography, new concepts are explained in plain terms ensuring the reader develops an understanding of the equipment and its use. Advice is based on tried and tested methods aimed at producing acceptable results early on by drawing on my own experiences as a beginner and those whom I have assisted in the past. The logical progression of an imaging session and subsequent post processing of the images is explored in depth in an easy to read and understandable style with numerous illustrations and examples to lead the beginner through to more advanced topics."  Steve Richards - Chanctonbury Observatory

"There are many books about astronomical photography, but none quite like this one – at least as far as I know. What Steve Richards has done is to begin at the very beginning. He assumes that his reader has absolutely no prior knowledge, and guides him (or her!) gently through to the stage of being able to take really good photographs. Steve Richards has therefore plugged a notable hole in the literature, and I can appreciate this particularly because I have always been a visual observer rather than a photographer." Patrick Moore

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Can't Fault This!
Wednesday, 17 October 2018  | 

I give this book a 5 star review as a complete beginner to astrophotography and although this book is aimed just at that it carries on a bit further too. Many mysteries solved in just a few pages. Clear and honest advice about what to buy and not to buy. Excellent instructions. Highly recommended book.


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For a beginner like myself this book has everything you need to know!!
Tuesday, 15 May 2018  | 

Highly recommend this book and written to a high standard!! and very good price for the information it provides 5 stars from me!!!


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A must have book
Saturday, 28 April 2018  | 

If there is one book you must read then this is the book you should have in your bookcase ,invaluable information covers all aspects of astrophotography so if you're new to astrophotography read this book first,very informative .


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Fantastic Book!
Saturday, 14 April 2018  | 

I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was to understand and process the information given. It will guide you step by step from telescope to cameras, mounts to software using easy to understand language rather than all the technical jargon that usually baffles the brain of a newbie.

If you had to choose one book then this should be that one!


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The book to start with
Thursday, 12 April 2018  | 

Great book to get the best start for Astrophotography
You Will learn everything you meed to know. Donít need a University degree to understand


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Should be on every Astro Photographers bookshelf
Tuesday, 27 March 2018  | 

An excellent book full of useful tips. Should be compulsory reading.


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Making Every Photon Count
Wednesday, 28 February 2018  | 

Only just started to get into staring at the night sky and was interested in taking some decent photo's and this book kept cropping up .... I can see why !


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MEPC-Just Brilliant
Thursday, 18 January 2018  | 

Just received this book, brilliant delivery times and service from the staff at FLO, Top Notch Guys/Gals.
About the book, It is just awesome, full of very useful and good information for anyone wanting to get into Deep Sky Astrophotography, The different chapters and segments are full of brilliant information, especially the parts about the Processing of your images after, its all about the 6 F's as Steve Richards would say.


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practical and informative
Wednesday, 23 September 2015  | 

The balance of real-life experience and theory of astrophotography presented in this book is fantastic.
Clearly years of experience shared so openly means it does take reading again and again - but that's no bad thing.
I agree with people on the forums when they advise this as one of the first things to buy if you're interested in astrophotography.
What a brilliant reference.


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Quality book, quality service
Sunday, 13 January 2013  | 

Highly recommend this book for anyone that wants to take a step into imaging the night sky.

Explains all the tech speak for astronomers wanting to move to imaging, and all the necessary equipment for all the photographers wanting to capture the night sky.

100% pleased with this little gem of a book


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