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Monthly Archives: March 2010
I touched on the answer to this one earlier when I commented on the public’s misunderstanding of the use of Photoshop in image processing. To recap very briefly on the use of Photoshop in digital image processing deep-sky images, nothing is … Continue reading
I have seen a big jump in UK sales of Star Vistas over the last couple of days – absolutely no idea why. Maybe there’s been a review somewhere that I haven’t seen. Whatever the reason – enjoy!!
Simon Parkin presented the Meridian TV weather on March 10th around 6:30 p.m. and showed the beehive cluster image (Messier 44) taken just the night before from the New Forest Observatory 🙂 Noel Carboni processed the data as usual to … Continue reading
Noel Carboni has brought out a new PhotoShop plug-in that allows you to put “star spikes” on bright daytime objects as well as on stars in your deep-space images. Add an extra “zing” to you photographs of jewellery, or those … Continue reading
Today the New Forest Observatory website clocked up its 130,000th visitor. Next announcement when we hit 150,000 🙂
On a fairly regular basis (but probably NOT monthly) I shall be offering a “Print of the Month” at a significantly reduced price. This will be an A3 full colour, full-resolution print using HP Glossy 250g/m2 Advanced Photo Paper and the … Continue reading
I have a new all-Aluminium connector designed and built for connecting an SXM26C (or H18 mono) CCD at the correct metal-back distance to the focal reducer on the Sky 90 refractor. I am just getting a further 3 of these … Continue reading
Prof. Greg Parker will be giving a talk on “The Magic of Photography” at the Brockenhurst Probus Club on 13th April 2010. He will discuss high-speed photography, photomicrography and of course deep-sky imaging with an accompanying PowerPoint slide show of … Continue reading
So what does it look like in the NFO Control Room with the 3-screen system running a high-resolution Hubble image screensaver?