astrophotography

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Hasselblad XCD 25mm f/2.5 V Review: Bright and Wide

Hasselblad has introduced a new 25mm prime lens to add to its already crowded wide-angle assortment. I've reviewed the 30mm f/3.5, and Hasselblad also has 28mm f/4 and 21mm f/4 lenses. However, this new wide prime splits the difference and has an even brighter f/2.5 aperture.

Eclipse Across America

Eclipse Across America: How to Photograph and Enjoy Today’s Historic Eclipse

After years of anticipation, the 2024 total solar eclipse has finally arrived. Many millions of Americans will be in or near the eclipse's path of totality, ranging from Texas to Maine. However, hundreds of millions more people will have to find other ways to enjoy the celestial event. That's where ABC News and National Geographic come in with Eclipse Across America.

Turing MagSafe Telescope Adapter for iPhone

MagSafe Telescope Adapter Turns iPhone into Accessible Astro Camera

American company Turing has announced the world's first digiscoping iPhone adapter with MagSafe, enabling users to line up their iPhone camera, including the main or telephoto cameras, with a telescope or spotting scope. It's an accessible and affordable way to experience astrophotography at home.

NASA Hubble Picture of the Week ESO 245-5 irrregular galaxy

Hubble’s New Photo Shows the Immense Scale of Galaxies

The Hubble Space Telescope's new Picture of the Week shows a remarkably dense field of stars. However, what at first glance looks like just a field of stars, spread somewhat irregularly through the frame, the photo shows a considerable portion of a galaxy.

The Best James Webb Space Telescope Photos of the Year (2023)

The Best James Webb Space Telescope Photos of 2023

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has wrapped up its first full year of scientific operations, and beyond "breaking" cosmology, the telescope has also delivered some of the most spectacular photos of deep space ever seen.

NorthernPixl captures aurora, Milky Way, and STEVE in a single photo

Photographer Captures Aurora, STEVE, and the Milky Way in One Shot

British photographer Stephen Pemberton, who goes by NorthernPixl, has demonstrated how determination, preparation, and good luck can result in beautiful night sky photographs. When photographing auroras in early November, the photographer was treated to a rare night sky phenomenon called STEVE.

Photographing Idaho’s Picturesque Sawtooth Mountains with Matt Suess

With each passing year, more photographers find themselves exploring the endless miles of pristine rivers, remote backroads, and stunning landscapes of Idaho. Even with the influx of tourism, Idaho still has plenty of solitude for those who seek it. OM SYSTEM Ambassador and photographer Matt Suess recently traveled to the state's Sawtooth Mountains in search of portfolio-worthy images and a distraction from an unexpected change in his personal life.