Sean Walker

World-class astrophotographer Robert Gendler has compiled the most up-to-date image-processing tutorials in his new book Lessons from the Masters: Current Concepts in Astronomical Image Processing (Springer, $44.99). Gendler has gathered the best astrophotographers from around the world to contribute, and they each share their cutting-edge techniques for processing every genre of astronomical photographs. Imaging luminaries — including Babak Tafreshi, Damian Peach, and R. Jay GaBany — describe in individual chapters their specific workflows using current equipment and processing software. Subjects range from skyscapes, solar system objects, and deep-sky images captured with DSLRs to CCD cameras to high-speed videos. Springer, ISBN 978-1-4614-7833-1 paperback, 378 pages.

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