01 High Pass Filter
This is an introduction to using the high pass filter in Photoshop to sharpen and increase the contrast in Solar and Lunar Images
02 High Pass Filter applied to a Nebula
When a high pass filter is applied to a nebula it has a good effect on the nebula but tends to spoil the stars. This is a simple method of getting round this.
03 High Pass Filter with a star mask
This is probably a more satisfactory method of dealing with the effect of the filter on the stars.
04 Combining images of different brightness
Some nebulae e.g. The Orion Nebula M42, have regions that are very bright and regions that are very dim. It is impossible to capture these extremes in one shot. This video shows how to deal with this by combining two (or more) images of different brightness.
05 Demonstration of Microsoft ICE to make a Lunar Panorama
This is a quick demonstration to show how easy it is to use the FREE program Microsoft ICE program (Image Composite Editor) to stitch together a number of images.
06 Using Maxim DL
To align astro images
from different cameras with different orientations and size