How to take great Astrophotography and night sky photography tutorial

Winner of the Astrofest David Malin Awards Wide-Field category, photographer Phil Hart (http://www.philhart.com), shares his photography advice to show you how to shoot great photographs of the night sky and stars, space and moon.
From how to choose a sturdy tripod to setting up your camera properly, what lens to choose and where to focus, to what exposure settings to use, here are his tips for awesome night sky photography and astrophotography.

“Captured” by Moose Peterson:

Moose stops by the Googleplex to discuss his latest work, his passion for aviation, and his recent conservation trips. Moose’s work has direct impact on our world.
Captured: Behind the Lens of a Legendary Wildlife Photographer is more than just a photography book-it’s a chronicle of more than 30 years’worth of unbelievable moments that only nature can reveal. And Moose Peterson is more than just a wildlife photographer-he’s a storyteller in both prose and pictures. If you’re looking for the ultimate guide to wildlife photography from a man who has devoted his entire career to capturing nature’s finest and most rare moments, you’ll find it here in Captured. If you’re looking to be transported into the wild to confront a grizzly bear and her cubs, stumble upon a pack of wolves, or capture an owl in flight, you’ll find it here, as well. You’ll also find a healthy dose of inspiration as the stories behind the photos are revealed as only Moose can tell them. In the end, you’ll come away with invaluable photographic techniques gained through a lifetime of experience and a new appreciation for the passion of wildlife photography. You’ll gain knowledge that you can put to use on your next excursion into the wild, your local or state park, or even your own backyard.

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