The first half of the tutorial takes you through the nuts and bolts of photographing the night sky -advice on lenses, cameras and camera settings.
But, what I found extremely useful are Dave’s tips for editing astrophotography.
With a little practice, it doesn’t take too long to figure out how to capture very good photographs of the night sky – but it is the post processing the turns good astrophotography photos into great astrophotography photos.
I am definantly going to try out Dave’s recommendation to use luminosity masks in Photoshop to both brighten the stars (the bright spots in the photo) and remove noise from the sky (the dark areas of the photo) – two issues I have had problems solving in my own astrophotography.
Click here for the turorial.