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16.0 Other Photographic Specialties
First, a basic primer on traditonal astrophotography.
A thorough collection of astrophotography articles.
Astrophotography using several different digital cameras.
(Warning: This page eats up lots of your processor!)
An guy who uses a Nikon D100 for astrophotograhy: »home.houston.rr.com/dtlocke/Astr···ain.html
There are specialized CCD cameras for astrophotography.
People are even using webcams and security cameras.
Specialised Photoshop techniques for astrophotography: »www.astropix.com/HTML/J_DIGIT/TOC_DIG.HTM
Some links to astrophotographers' pages: »home.earthlink.net/~psjustis/links.htm
Astronomy programs, even some for Palm's: »www.seds.org/billa/astrosoftware.html
Digiscoping is using a digital camera and a spotting scope as a super-telephoto lens. Originally, it was mostly used for photographing birds, although the combination can also be used for low-end astrophotography, or any other time you want a lot of zoom.
Some DI forum members have tried digiscoping with binoculars: /forum/remark,7909293~mode=flat
This is a good introduction with lots of links: Digiscoping.
Some people who are doing it: »kotisivu.mtv3.fi/mr/ds/ds_combinations.htm
...and for the hardy, some mathematics.
Microphotography is the ultimate in macrophotography--taking photographs with a microscope. Sometimes it is also called "photomicrography". If you are interested in learning how to connect your camera to a microscope, then the best information is from the online magazine, Micscape
this website and look up many different orders of insects with matching images to help aid in your identification.