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#1 Michal1

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Posted 20 January 2012 - 07:19 PM

It would be nice to gather links to good film astrophoto web galleries. Many of the links at the old web pages don't work.

At first, here are the links to the galleries of recently active members of the film section I know (in alphabetical order):
Danilo Pivato, Dave Kodama, Michal1, Nebhunter, Nightfly 1, 2, Rick Thurmond

And here is my collection (in random order):
Bobby Middleton
Chris Cook
Eder Ivan
Libor Smid
Herm Perez
George Greaney
Matt BenDaniel
Jon Kolb
Thomas Earle
John Mirtle
William Mattil
Chris and Dawn Schur
estelar.de
Starlight Workshop
Takayuki Yoshida
Lorenzo Comolli
Sam Pitts
Dave Dockery
Carl Chan

If you miss some web page in this list, you can post the link. :)
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Posted 21 January 2012 - 09:04 AM

Great idea Michal. There are some excellent examples of film work. I hope folks take time to check them out.

I'd like to add Wei-Hao Wang.

Wei-Hao Wang


There is still one image Wei-Hao created that defies the film skeptics and is a testament to analog work at its finest. Keep in mind it was done 8 years ago, a time when film was "certainly dead"! Even today, it still rivals any work done of this region I have ever seen.

Summer Milky Way

May we all continue the long tradition of excellence.
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Posted 22 January 2012 - 06:19 AM

Thanks Michal, Jim.

Though this isn't technically astrophotography, it showcases the sheer beauty of film. Click on "about the photographer" and check out the homemade cameras he uses -- wow! Dennis C. Anderson
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Posted 22 January 2012 - 08:44 AM

Tuc,

Great find! I ran into this guy before. Excellent work. His image "Angel Fire" is awesome. Shot on E100G btw.
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Posted 22 January 2012 - 09:07 AM

Jim,

Yeah, it's interesting to read the blurbs under each photo and see what films he used, though most aren't available now, as everyone knows.

Here's another one I've spent too much time ogling: Alan Dyer
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#6 Michal1

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Posted 23 January 2012 - 07:14 PM

Thank you both. These are really stunning.

Here is the gallery of Inaki Lizaso. Not bad for a 35mm camera.
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Posted 23 January 2012 - 07:34 PM

That's a very nice gallery Michal. Nice find! Very good 35mm work. I see he figured out that shooting fast lenses stopped down to f/4 gave him the best fidelity.

The sweet spot on the lens, coupled with the ideal exposure and pushing the film the right amount and processing equals perfection.

Others should gleen these images and take note of how they were exposed and get to work! Coupled of course with a dark sky.
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#8 Michal1

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 06:24 PM

Googled few more

Mario Cogo
Martin Germano
Axell Mellinger
James Janusz
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 10:10 PM

That's a nice collection of links. There are a lot of familiar names from the "old" days. Another outstanding astrophotographer was Loke Tan. In later years, he moved to CCD imaging, but he took many great film shots, especially visible in his comet gallery:

http://starryscapes....mets/index.html

Unfortunately, he no longer seems active in any astrophotography...

Dave
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#10 Michal1

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 12:22 PM

Bill and Sally Fletcher
Chuck Vaughn
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Posted 28 January 2012 - 08:59 AM

Made this sticky...
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#12 Michal1

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 05:47 PM

Aldo Radrizzani Thank you for pointing this out, Giorgos!
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Posted 10 August 2012 - 03:02 AM

Film (well emulsion based) astrophotography is not limited to deep sky objects. Have a look at this http://www.lesia.obs.../BDIP/index.php searchable database of profesional emulsion based planetary photography!
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 05:47 AM

Toni Pilatoexcellent photos!
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Posted 29 January 2013 - 05:44 PM

I'm glad to add a link to the gallery of our member tuc aka Hyperfocally on Flickr. Great photos tuc. And I mean not only the astrophotos.

There are galleries by a few other authors:
Preston S. Justis
Alan Jordan
Kirk M. Rogers
Binnewies & Poepsel
Scott Hammonds
David Gimenez
Knut Schaffner
Keller, Schroetter, Wallner & Fuchs
Eberle & Wendel
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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:31 AM

Glad you like them Michal, and thanks again for the Pixinsight.
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Posted 08 February 2014 - 04:35 PM

Graham Palmer
Kwon O Chul
Kamuimindara
Takanori Kusano
Cho Sang Ho
Mischa Schirmer
Hiroshi Kubota
Satoshi Ishizaka
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Posted 21 June 2014 - 04:44 PM

The webpage of our member TxStars.

Oliver Stein has moved his gallery from estellar.de to Flickr.
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Posted 30 September 2014 - 02:32 PM

Digital exhibition of the photographs by David Malin. :waytogo:


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Posted 22 November 2014 - 05:57 PM

Bensan Roberts


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#21 Michal1

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Posted 31 January 2015 - 05:01 PM

Update of the broken links. The rest seems to be lost.
John Mirtle
William R. Mattil
Eder Ivan
Lorenzo Comolli (Google image search. I couldn't find the links to the film images on the author's site)


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Posted 06 March 2015 - 03:22 PM

Conrad Pope


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Posted 08 November 2015 - 03:07 PM

One good astro-photography site is http://www.starbright.org.uk



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Posted 27 December 2015 - 08:12 AM

Thanks for the list!

One day i was impressed by works of Matt BenDaniel


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#25 Maurice Toet

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Posted 17 January 2016 - 02:28 AM

I've added a photographic film section to my website during a recent update (new website design).
http://www.mauriceto...c-Film-Deep-Sky
I moved to digital astrophotography in 2008, though I still own my Olympus OM1, Mamiya 645 and several rolls of Kodak E200 (behind the Brussels sprouts in the fridge)
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