Quote:And for those of us who can't afford the equipment for astrophotography, sketching is a great way to create visual recordings of your observations.
Quote:And after all, it's always a cool thing to know that people are spending thousands of Dollars in photography equipment, whereas I just go and invest ten Bucks in a few sheets of paper and some pencils!:)
Quote:Well done, Wade! I'm sure that your post will generate a lot of interest in the beginners forum.
Quote:I think sketching becomes an addiction. But that's just me.
Geoff... --Nexstar 8SE + bits and pieces-- ================================== ..
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Quote:I somehow feel that my observing sessions just aren't complete if I don't sketch at least one object per observing session.
ErikaAutomatic doors make me feel like a Jedi. PCW Memorial Observatory
Mark Seibold, Artist-Photographer-University Instructor-Lecturer, Record holder for most sketch awards and un-broken record over the astro-photographers for over five years