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"Part Two: How to Process Eclipse Images" by Alan Dyer

December 15, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST


Alan demonstrates the techniques for getting the most detail from your eclipse images, from simple wide-angle scenes of the eclipsed Sun over a landscape, to complex close-ups requiring the blending of different exposures. He’ll also illustrate ways to process and assemble time-lapse sequences.

About the Speaker:
Alan is co-author of the popular guidebook for amateur astronomers, The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide, published by Firefly Books. He has also prepared a new ebook, How to Photograph the Solar Eclipses. Information about both books is at his website, AmazingSky.com. He is a member of the international The World at Night photography group. Alan lives in southern Alberta, Canada, at latitude 51° N. Asteroid 78434 is named for him.

This program is part of the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society's Eclipse Series.


December 15, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST


Kalamazoo Astronomical Society