SX50 - Tonight's Full Moon

Started Sep 30, 2012 | Discussions thread
NoRules Senior Member • Posts: 1,452
Re: SX50 - Tonight's Full Moon

jakesan wrote:

It was the first time I used the High Pass filter in PS, I think I overdid it a little.

Hi Jakesan,

I'm just a tourist here (I use Canon 5D II and a Panasonic FZ200 for astro photography), but I have used the High Pass filter a lot. The filter technique is best suited for large sensor cameras, but you might try stacking 10-20 images in PS, and then use High Pass filter. For small sensor cameras I always use very carefull adjustment in contrast by hand (negative mask and brush).

Here is a picture of the Andromeda Galaxy done with FZ200, 25 images, and very carefully use of High Pass, in combination with masks. Do it in stages, not all at once

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