Lagoon and Trifid Nebula

I have come across a Tamron SP 70 to 210 mm zoom lens which I plan to use for taking wide-field images. I used a DIY adapter to attach the lens to an astronomy camera. I took images at various focal lengths (70 mm, 135 mm, 160 mm, and 210 mm) and found out that … Continue reading Lagoon and Trifid Nebula

DIY DSLR Filter Modification

I have performed filter modifications on a number of DSLR cameras (Canon 450D, 700D, 1200D, 500D, 1000D, 1100D, Nikon D3100, and Fuji X-A1) for me and my colleagues. It involves the removal of the stock UV-IR filter, making the camera more sensitive to H-alpha wavelengths. This modification is helpful only when shooting targets with H-alpha … Continue reading DIY DSLR Filter Modification