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Light Pollution Filters for Astrophotography

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One of the most common questions I receive each day is which light pollution filter I recommend for astrophotography in the city.  There have never been so many choices available, with each one offering their own advantages and disadvantages.  Couple that with the fact that these astrophotography filters can be expensive, and you've got some tough decisions to make. Over the years, I have had the opportunity to use a number of filters designed to improve astrophotography performance.  This includes both deep-sky camera and telescope configurations, and with wide-angle camera lenses.  I…

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SkyTech Canon Astrophotography Filter Review

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If you shoot in light polluted skies with a DSLR, listen up. I've recently got my hands on an affordable new astrophotography filter for my Canon T3i. Whether you shoot with a modified camera through a telescope or a stock DSLR with a camera lens attached, a light pollution filter will help you shoot longer subs. Longer image exposures mean a deeper view on your subject. The SkyTech Canon EOS Clip Filter In the past, I have used light pollution filters such as the Astronomik CLS, and IDAS LPS clip-in models on my Canon DSLR. In this review, I will be testing 3 filters from SkyTech tha…