Amateur photographer Alan Friedman combines his passions for astronomy and photography by capturing photos of the sun, moon, and other celestial bodies from his own backyard.
In May of 2015 Nikon provided me with their brand new D810A to give it a workout for landscape astrophotography. I will have an article on Nikon’s Image Chaser website soon, but here is my personal review of the camera. In my experience the D810A matches the high ISO performance of the D750.
Astrophotography is a hobby rapidly gaining popularity thanks to the fast advancing CMOS sensor technology. Over a decade ago, the light recording material employed in astrophotography was primarily chemical emulsion. Its low sensitivity makes it very hard to record the weak signal from deep space.