A Primer to Widefield Astrophotography with Olympus M4/3 - by Ivan Bok


A Primer to Widefield Astrophotography with Olympus M4/3 - by Ivan Bok
Harnessing the power of modern day digital sensors


File Name: Carina Nebula (Telescope Shot)
Details: Shot from Toa Payoh, Singapore.
Total exposure (cumulative over several nights 3.5 hours
Each single exposure is 5 minutes long Photographed through a telescope at 450mm focal length, f/5.3 2.)




File Name: Star Trails 1 (OMD)
Shot with Olympus OMD EM10 from Mersing, Malaysia
Cumulative exposure of about 30 minutes using livecomp





File Name: Star Trails 1 (OMD)
Shot with Olympus OMD EM10 from Mersing, Malaysia
Cumulative exposure of about 30 minutes using livecomp




How to Photograph the Milky Way or Star Trails?

Astrophotography in its simplest form is increasing in accessibility, especially with today’s affordable, large sensor, high signal-to-noise ratio digital cameras.

In Ivan's opinion, there are few photographs that have as much existential impact as a nighttime landscape against the Milky Way.

Here, Ivan will show you how to make an amazing photo of the Milky Way Galaxy with a minimum of effort and a minimum of m4/3 equipment and latest Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 Pro Lens.

Date: Saturday 20th January 2018
Time: 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Location: Bishan Park - Meeting Location will be announce at Bishan Park McDonald
Limited to 30 pax ONLY !!!
Registration Charges: FREE!!!
Free admission. Due to limited space, registration is required.


Meeting Location: https://goo.gl/maps/SYq6kx7yoQR2



Equipment needed:

The Good people of Olympus Singapore will be providing their latest Olympus Cameras and Lens for this shoot.

Participants will be able to shoot using the Olympus Live Composite Functions to capture Star Trails.

There are a few things that you will need. Here is a concise checklist of some of the most helpful things:
  • Digital Camera with Manual Controls
  • Fast Lens (f/2.8 or lower, optional)
  • Tripod
  • 2 X SDCards
  • Flashlight or Headlamp
  • Intervalometer Remote Timer (Optional)
  • Smartphone Star Map App (Optional)
  • Dark Location at a Dark Time of Night
  • Wear Dark Color Cloths
 

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#2
Hi,

Would it be possible to fix the links to photos so we can actually see the photos?

Thanks
 

#3
Hi Organiser,

Very sorry to inform that I need to pull out from the outing due to last minute need to go back work on this sat. Pls help to deregister my name so that other can slot in.
Thanks.
 

#4
Registration is Closed.

Date: Saturday 20th January 2018
Time: 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Location: Bishan Park - Meeting Location will be announce at Bishan Park McDonald

Registration is CLOSED.

For the records of all who ask about Cameras and Lens, Olympus will be providing Cameras and Lens for those who are selected to attend.

Please bring your own Tripod and 2 X SD Cards.


Meeting Location: https://goo.gl/maps/SYq6kx7yoQR2

  1. Slaicheng
  2. davidcyw
  3. Annej
  4. cktee
  5. desmondckw
  6. ek1288
  7. tankenann
  8. Iris
  9. tripodtales
  10. ang
  11. ykbryan
  12. havenly grace
  13. dieuong
  14. Jenfaith
  15. Vpsk01
  16. Fatty
  17. Daryntanfuern
  18. iamgarvin
  19. Pctan35
  20. ignitesplash
  21. skullforce
  22. quekguo
  23. patrick76
  24. Weji123
  25. tyoshida
  26. Wishace
  27. Jo380101
  28. Anson
  29. Patrick Sim
  30. gau55ian
  31. wkching
  32. Sukisingh
  33. xentinel2
  34. Aussie
  35. Venia
  36. Dsolz
  37. Barbilla
  38. Yes
  39. Rickyloh

* Disclaimer: ClubSNAP reserve the rights to select from the registered list who will be coming for A Primer to Widefield Astrophotography with Olympus M4/3 - by Ivan Bok

 

#5
Hi there,

Sorry to inform that I'm unable to attend due to last minute outstation. Please kindly deregister me (desmondckw). Thanks and sorry for the inconveniences caused.
 

#6
Hi there! I submitted my name pretty early, but my name isn't listed. Does that mean I can't join in at all?
 

#7
Hello I am unable to attend tonight session as I am very unwell. My apologies.
 

#8
Hi Ivan, it’s raining now in Bishan Park, is the event still on? I am now in Bishan park


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#9
Yeap raining quite heavy. And very cloudy. I am on my way there.
 

#10
Not off to a good start. Stuck in a small shelter between car park and McDonald’s.
 

#11
Hi Ivan, rain is very heavy now. Is the event still on?
 

#12
Still raining @ bishan. Event still on?
 

#13
Hi Ivan, i am still getting my way to bishan Park. Is the event still on ?
 

#14
The event is still on. It’s about to start soon.
 

#15
Can i meet the group in about half hour's time? If so, where?