Personal Coaching - Deep Sky (Winter Edition)

Personal Coaching - Deep Sky (Winter Edition)

Cold and long nights

Unlike in the summer the nights in winter Ice cold and much longer and thus dark. Perfect operations ie for the Deep Sky Photography. The night sky is full of large and luminous fog, such as. the whole Orion constellation is absolutely dominates the winter sky. In this long night you have the possibility, take winter Objects will leave you at the latest by the sight of the camera screen to breath.

Prices & Services

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Personal Coaching Deep Sky


Personal Coaching Deep Sky + Image Processing



The data always fall one weekend (Saturday & Saturday) and even if there is no full moon. On weekdays, it is also possible by arrangement. therefore please contact me soon enough, a concrete plan to carry out with you.


we choose the location together after your booking made with the following criteria: dark place, Beautiful landscape, Optimally, in the mountains, easily accessible by car. Excellent locations are e.g.. the Gurnigelpass, Gotthardpass, Berninapass u.v.m.


Beim Deep Sky Coaching, fall naturally no way to run, because with heavy artillery, can not really move you. So there will be no physical effort. However, the nights are very cold in winter. Please pay attention to appropriate clothing.

What to bring

- Basic knowledge of Photography
- Good walking boots
- Very Warm clothes
- Optional: Sleeping bag or tent
- Memory cards
- Optional: Camera (APS-C or Full Frame)
- Optional: own tracking
- Optional: Strong light wide-angle lens
- Optional: Other lenses (Tele & Standard)
- Optional: Graduated filters (for landscape and stars)


coffee & Biscuits I offer you on during the workshop. For more catered concerning food I recommend you take something, if you get through the night hunger. Since we are also handy to photograph through the night, sleeping is rather less in it. If you need a short nap, I will have ready and beach chair and blanket for you incl. Binoculars to possibly. for stargazing. Tent and sleeping bag to take with course. If necessary I can also lend you my equipment.

Workshop Goals

- Explanation and training equipment
- Structure of the setups and the first test shots
- Declaration of the celestial coordinates and orientation in the sky
- photographing deep sky objects with focus
- finding new celestial objects and independent adjustment
- Tips and Tricks in the field of image processing
- New Introduction of the Traveling mount
- Optional: Image processing for the Deep Sky Photography

What awaits you:
You'll take a look into the past and take pictures of giant structures in deep space. And I'll you transmit all my knowledge in this very interesting field of astrophotography.
For deep sky photography, it is essential to see a very dark place, with or without gerigne possible light pollution. Preferably in the higher elevations to escape the one hand, the typical fog in winter and on the other to achieve the clearer and clearer air turbulence. Since we do not make any hikes, it will be easily accessible by car. We will deny us before, what place we choose, Also to shorten your path (I drive a maximum 100 km contrary).

I offer you for this night, my whole equipment and, accompany and support you from the first step to the last record and tell you to build and develop a logical understanding of the supreme discipline of photography each handle everything. I'll make you help also, if you own your own equipment.
After building, We will approach the individual objects, that are currently in the sky and all heavenly bodies each have at least 1 expose long hours. During the recordings, we can look at the starry sky and discuss all outstanding issues. You'll be amazed, how great the Orion appear on your camera screen and what a surreal impression e.g.. the Horsehead Nebula leaves. Are you curious? Write me and together, we plan your Astro Eight.

NEW included in the Personal Coaching:
As Ambassador of Vixen Polarie, I will give you the same time introduces the mobile astrophotography, To be more specific, you will learn a little handy and precise Traveling mount, to take in this direction foot. The Polarie is to make specially designed beautiful Wide Fields captures of the night sky and long exposed star shooting landscapes.
There are also new comprehensive courseware using the Deep Sky Stacker for stacking the recording, the Fitswork for the preparation of the stacked TIF file and a strong script astrophotography.

The coaching staff costs only 390.- and includes any photographic instruction from dawn to dusk. but the image processing is at least as important and with this combo package results in an absolute special offer for only 490.- included 2 Hour photo editing. This option we can do in a restaurant and work comfortably on the photos to a delicious breakfast right afterwards after the workshop. Of course, it is possible for image processing, perform this at another time, as we will most likely be too tired. All easily accessible via TeamViewer.

The following examples can be observed in the corresponding months in the sky and many more. Some of which extend over several months through, such as the Orion Nebula can be observed from November to February:

- heart & soul fog
- pleiadene
− Andromeda

- Orion Nebula
- Horsehead Nebula
- Rosette Nebel

− Messier 78
- Witch Head Nebula
- Flammensternnebel

- Kalifornianebel
− Bodesgalaxie
- Cigar Galaxy

- Konusnebel
− Messier 35
− Leo Triplett

What do you have of it:
After this coaching you will have learned, how to flawlessly building a mount and all necessary settings takes the first photographic highlights to achieve. It does not matter what you mount. Except for a few minor technical or mechanical differences, the principle is always the same. You will also take in this coaching incredibly fascinating pictures home, you have not thought possible, as sharp photograph.


Not included

- Coffee and cookies
- Coaching for the construction of the equipment
- Coaching for the deep sky pictures of objects
- Coaching Landschaft Photography (sunset – and rising)
- On demand: Leihkamera, Objective and graduated filters
- Optional: Coaching imaging
- NEW Tracked Star Photography

- Individual On – and return
- dinner, Breakfast and other meals
– personal expenses
– accident insurance