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Astrophotography, Shoot The Stars For "Free"

In the past, astrophotography required expensive equipment such as telescopes, specialized cameras, and lenses, making it a hobby that was out of reach for many people.

However, with the advancements in smartphone technology, it is now possible for anyone to capture stunning images of the night sky using just their mobile device.


amateur photo first night with new smart phone astrophotography for all
Picture taken by an amateur first night with a new smartphone

Smartphone astrophotography involves using the camera on your phone to capture images of celestial objects. Although the camera on a smartphone is not as powerful as a dedicated astrophotography setup, it is still capable of capturing impressive images of stars, constellations, and even the Milky Way galaxy.


There are also a variety of smartphone apps available that can help with astrophotography, which allows you to adjust exposure settings and capture long-exposure photos, and guides, that help you identify stars and constellations.



The bottom line is smartphone astrophotography is a fun and accessible way to capture the beauty of the night sky and share it with others.


While it may not produce the same level of quality as a professional astrophotography setup, it is still a great way for amateurs and beginners to get started in this fascinating hobby.












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