Nature
Night
Panaromic
Photos

Sometimes You Get Lucky!

Does a sunset count as astrophotography…? I’m not sure it quite does but sometimes you have to bend the rules and this is my website so I make the rules 🙂 This photo was one of those moment where you just happen to be in the right place at the right time with the right […]

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Night
Panaromic
Photos

Time For A Timelapse

Just to show I don’t only take deep sky images here is a nice timelapse I took of the fog rolling into the valley of Geneva & Annemasse in Switzerland/France. There are some stars there as well so it’s sort of Astrophotography… I setup my camera on my friends balcony and set it going while […]

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Night
Photos

M42 Orion Nebula

This is my first post about a specific target. It is one of the most photographed targets in the night sky due to it’s relative ease to make it look good! The image you see above is my current best image of Orion but in this post I am going to go through my progress […]

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Equipment
Night
Telescope

Kit List

So thats the basics of the kit I use… You can see it assembled in the previous blog post. So lets go through and see what I’ve got at the moment… Telescope I have the SkyWatcher Expolorer 130PDS reflector as my main imaging scope. This has a 650mm focal length and a 130mm primary mirror […]

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Night

Welcome & Introduction

Hello and welcome to Simon Dodd Astrophotography. This is basically a place for me to share my images of the night sky. There will also be options to be able to purchase my images as posters, framed pictures and maybe even mugs! So how did this all start? My Dad decided to buy a telescope […]

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