Canon EOS-5D captures amazing photos of Milky Way’s center

Do you know that Canon EOS-5D can take amazing photos of the center of the galaxy? Amazing video included.

More about Canon EOS-5D, the camera that captures amazing photos of Milky Way’s center

Canon EOS-5D is an amazing piece of $hit. It’s just an old DSLR camera but its 12.8 megapixel CMOS sensor can still produce amazing photos. Take a look at what William Castleman has done last few weeks. He took time-lapse photos of the center of the Milky Way while partying the night away at the 2009 Texas Star Party in Fort Davis, Texas. He stitched together everything and turned it into a nice time-lapse video. Enjoy!

Canon EOS-5D captures amazing photos of Milky Way’s center CC

If you are wondering how he did that, his techniques and equipments used for the photo shoot are shown down below:

…I put the Canon EOS-5D (AA screen modified to record hydrogen alpha at 656 nm) with an EF 15mm f/2.8 lens on a weighted tripod. Exposures were 20 seconds at f/2.8 ISO 1600 followed by 40 second interval. Exposures were controlled by an interval timer shutter release (Canon TC80N3). Power was provided by a Hutech EOS203 12v power adapter run off a 12v deep cycle battery. Large jpg files shot in custom white balance were batch processed in Photoshop (levels, curves, contrast, Noise Ninja noise reduction, resize) and assembled in Quicktime Pro. Editing/assembly was with Sony Vegas Movie Studio 9… Via: Vimeo
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