Saturday, January 9, 2010

Hobby-Eberly Telescope dome at McDonald Observatory in HDR. This is my first HDR image. I shot 3 bracketed images of this last year because I wanted to learn how to do HDR processing. Completely forgot about 'em until last night when I stumbled up on them. I found this HDR Tutorial for PhotoShop CS3 on YouTube:

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 manual focus lens for Canon EOS cameras

Yes, such a lens does exist. FedEx will be delivering one to me shortly. The plan is to use this with my modified Canon 350D and sell off my Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 lens. My hope is to obtain even sharper widefield astrophotos.