Resources and Websites

General night photography sites

Digital Night is my site with information about night photography: www.digitalnight.us

The Nocturnes is probably the classic source for information about night photography on the web: www.thenocturnes.com

Books about photographic technique

Harold Davis, Creative Composition: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (Wiley, 2010), provides information about tools and techniques for visualizing and framing photos.

Harold Davis, Practical Artistry: Light & Exposure for Digital Photographers (O'Reilly. 2008), explains exposing digital photos,

Harold Davis, The Digital Darkroom: Creative Digital Post-Processing (Focal Press, 2010), explains Multi-RAW processing, Hand HDR processing, and digital black & white conversions

Sites about astronomy and the stars

Astronomy.com is a good site for general information as well as to learn about specific astronomical phenomenon: www.astronomy.com

Naval Astronomical Applications provides a portal with access to a great many astronomy resources: www.usno.navy.mil/U5NO/astronomical-applications

The astronomy picture of the day is a great way to learn about the cosmos, and often beautiful, too: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/

Spot Personal Satellite Tracker (page 22) www.findmespot.com

Tripods and Heads (pages 26-29)

Gitzo: www.gitzo.com

Kirk Enterprises: www.kirkphoto.com

Really Right Stuff: www.realiyrightstuff.com

Gorillapod: www.joby.com/products/gorillapod

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