10 quick tips on how to get started with astrophotography


Have you ever photographed the stars at night? When you’re in a remote location, far from bright city lights, it’s incredible how much of the starry night sky you can capture at night. 

Astrophotography can be truly rewarding when you’re using the right camera techniques to capture these starry skies and the surrounding night scene, but where do you start? Here are ten tips to help you see stars in your eyes.

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