How to shoot night sky objects with a beginner’s telescope

This is a brief and clear explanation of the tools, adapters and software (for both Mac and Windows) required to start basic astrophotography! It uses our popular 102mm beginner’s telescope from Sky-Watcher/Celestron as an example. You can use either your smartphone or existing DSLR camera for a start! There sure seems to be a lot...

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How to start basic astrophotography?

Many people have been asking McGill about astrophotography, which is photography of objects in the sky. These range from complete beginners to experienced photographers looking for another aspect of photography. They want to know what the necessary equipment are. Some sincerely question if astrophotography is feasible in terribly light-polluted night sky of Singapore. The good...

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Telescopes for Beginners

Are you looking for a good quality telescope for stargazing? Great, you have come to the right place! You may be able to find many cheap telescopes on various e-commerce websites claiming to give 300x – 500x magnification power. The marketing may look very impressive. Our advice: Avoid these at all costs! Generally telescopes under...

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Welcome to our new website!

This website is the 3rd edition of our online shop since operations started in 2002!  We have incorporated some of the latest technological advancements, security features and payment options. Customers residing in Singapoe will find the Paynow option using mobile applications to be convenient, safe and fast. International customers will still get to use PayPal...

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Affordable Macro Photography Setup #1

Are you aware there is a cheaper way to take macro pictures of flowers and insects without the need to get a dedicated macro DSLR lens?  If you are a DSLR camera user, you can get a high quality yet affordable converter lens which can be attached easily to any standard kit lens or even...

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Sky-Watcher Telescopes – One of the BEST in stargazing equipment

Have you been thinking of purchasing a real telescope to admire the night sky but is not sure to proceed due to the generally high prices of telescopes in Singapore? No worries, you are now able to get an affordably-priced beginner’s telescope with good performance from this brand Sky-Watcher! Sky-Watcher has been on the forefront...

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