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My next hands-on workshop is now available for booking.

24th March 2018
A repeat of my very successful first workshop.
This gives a general overview of the theory of astrophotography.
Covering how a DSLR works and how to take and process DSLR images.
This includes producing startrails, stacking in Deep Sky Stacker and some simple, but effective image processing skills using levels and curves to tweak out faint details.
We will also look at lunar and webcam imaging.
This will include the theory and practise of taking images, and the software used to process them.
There will be plenty of time for lots of hands-on practice on images, either using images I will supply, or more preferably, your own..
All software, where free, will be supplied on the day.
Please note: All software runs on a Windows PC, so will not run on an Apple.

Cost is £30 for a full day of tuition and hands-on practice.

Space is limited to 15 delegates so I can give as much attention as possible to each person.

Click here to visit my Web page to see the workshops now confirmed for 2018.

Keep looking for events and presentations I give around the country.
My Talk Schedule for 2018 – 19 is here.

Astrophotography Guides.
Following on from my extremely successful astrophotography workshops, I have been busy writing guides to further support some of the techniques that were covered during the day.

A Guide to Taking and Processing Webcam Images: Solar Imaging.bookcoversolarwebcamfrontcover

This A5 sized guide takes you step-by-step through the techniques used when capturing detailed solar images of the full disk, surface features and prominences, using a Hydrogen-Alpha telescope.

Don’t have a H-Alpha, telescope?
The techniques covered in this solar webcam imaging guide are the same as those used when capturing white-light images.

This guide costs £7:00, plus £1:50 postage and packing.
(UK only).
Please contact me if overseas postage is required.

Click the Paypal Button below to order your copy of the Solar Webcam Imaging Guide, which will be sent out to you by first class post.

(Please contact me before ordering if out of the UK, so I can find out postage costs).
Click here to order your Kindle copy.


My Guide to Stacking Images in Deep Sky Stacker is still available.

The printed booklet costs £7:00, plus £1:50 postage and packing (UK Only).
Please contact me if overseas.

Click on the Paypal link below to order your copy which will be sent to you by first class post.


Please contact me if overseas postage is required.

My guide is also available in Kindle format.
Click here to order your Kindle copy

Buy both guides and save £2:00

Order both guides for £12:00, plus £1:50 postage and packing.

Click the Paypal button below to buy both the Deep Sky Stacker and Solar Webcam Imaging guides at this combined price, saving £2:00.

Please contact me if overseas postage is required.

Now Available:
Astrophotography: Essential Photoshop techniques.
Click here for more details.


My Springer book, From Casual Stargazer to Amateur Astronomer is available from all good book stores, or directly from me at any of my talks.

I am really proud of it and from feedback I have had people really enjoy reading it and find lots of useful hints and tips when progressing in astronomy.

“Dave Eagle’s ‘From Casual Stargazer to Amateur Astronomer’ is a truly wonderful book” Kadri Tinn. AstroMadness.com.

I have read it twice now and I must say that it is simply the most valuable book I have read on the topic so far. Many thanks for lighting the way!” E Mail from satisfied reader.

If you bring a copy along to one of my talks, or buy one from me at my events, I’ll sign it for you and with my scribble, it will make it worth a far lot less than you paid for it. 🙂 

On these pages you will find my Astronomy Sky Diary, my best astronomy and wildlife images and some of our trip reports.


Any questions, comments or have I made a mistake? E Mail me: (Dave@eagleseye.me.uk)

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Please enjoy your visit and come back soon as new content is being added all the time.

Keep Looking Up!


Comet Lovejoy - 6th February 2015