Castelluccio - Noto - Syracuse - Double Star Trail

January 22, 2016  •  1 Comment
The story of a shot. It had been a long time since I was attracted by the idea of finding an evocative place in the countryside of Syracuse. The best choice always seemed to me the rocky necropolis of Pantalica. I found fascinating the idea to light on the little encarved tombs from inside. I wanted to put the observer in the condition to feel the...
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How To Create A Star Trail In Photoshop

November 06, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Introduction In this short tutorial I will try to explain how to create a star trail in Photoshop. We will use an automatic procedure that will convert our night shots (sometimes a big number!!!!) in a single composite image. The Most Common Method The most common method to create a star trail is to download some freeware software like startr...
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The imaginary friends...the imaginary colors!!!

April 15, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
The imaginary colors, the power of Lab and their application in starry night photo correction. Introduction In this article I will try to explain with few words and some example the concept of imaginary color and how this could be useful when we want to improve a starry night photography. In this context we will not make any difference between...
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Golden Ribbon

March 27, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Few simple steps to capture the beauty of the golden reflection of the Moon as it rises from the sea From my personal point of view the Moon rising from the sea is one of the most beautiful shows that nature can exhibit us. If you are lucky enough to watch this event during the blue hour, for sure you will be dazzled from the palette of colors...
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Red Moon

March 20, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
We do not need to wait for a lunar eclipse to shoot at a Red Moon! With the words Red Moon we usually refers to a very particular event: The Lunar Eclipse. During this phenomena, the Moon does not disappear but it is enlighten by the solar rays that pass through the earth’s atmosphere east and west during the sunset and the sunrise. The same...
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