Why didn’t your beautiful photo win?

A SkyNews Photo of the Week judge writes about some of the most common issues the panel encounters when evaluating submitted images.

Zodiacal light over La Silla
How do I see the zodiacal light?

How to see the zodiacal light, the leftovers of our cosmic neighbourhood’s formation some 4.5 billion years ago.

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How to find satellites

Sometimes, it’s quite alright to get a nice satellite in your shot. Here are some tips on how to find the human-made orbital objects.

Souther interior, British Columbia (Debra Ceravolo)
How to avoid satellites

Ever accidentally caught satellites in your astrophoto? Space journalist Elizabeth Howell has some tips on how to avoid them.

Half HSO, half SHO. (Daniel Meek/RASC Robotic Telescope)
Using filters and the RASC Robotic Telescope

The data used to build each of these images is the same. So what makes them so different? Palettes.

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Lunar Eclipse Photography Tips

Here are some pointers to help you capture great close-up photos of Sunday’s big show.

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Scenic Moonrise Photos by Charles Banville

Timing and planning are key ingredients for striking images.

Seronik - Moon close-up
How to Photograph the Moon

Getting a great lunar portrait is probably easier than you think.  Here’s a complete guide on how to do it.

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Photographing an Aurora

Want to capture the grandeur of the Northern Lights with your camera?  Here are some pointers to get you started.

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