The Art of Astrophotography
Mr. Warren A. Keller is a well known American astro-imager and teacher, whose photographs have appeared on NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) website. He will explain why astro-images are an important art form, rather than a scientifically accurate record of heavenly objects. Attendees will also hear the secrets to creating an award-winning astro-image, beginning with composition and acquisition, and proceeding through both pre and post-processing. He will also share with the audience, his passion for teaching astro-image processing in the digital age.
沃倫·基勒先生 (Mr. Warren A. Keller) 是一位知名的美藉天文攝影家及老師，他拍攝的照片曾多次在著名的美國國家航天局的每日一天文圖片(APOD)出現。他將解釋為何天文圖像是一種重要的藝術類別，而非視作天體科學的準確記錄。與會者還將聽到如何打造屢獲殊榮的天文圖像之秘缺，由如何取影和攝錄，並怎様進行前期之凖備功夫和後期之圖像處理工程。他也會與觀眾分享他對在數碼時代，透過互聯網推動天文圖像處理的教學熱情之何去何從。
Speaker: Warren A. Keller
Mr. Keller's artwork can be viewed at www.billionsandbillions.com. He is also the author of the widely recognized www.IP4AP.com (Image Processing for Astrophotography) website. There, astro-image processing tutorials stream over the Internet. His latest book Inside PixInsight is being published by Springer in August 2016.
The lecture will be conducted in English with real-time Cantonese translation. Seats will be available on a first come first served basis
This lecture is proudly organized by the National Astronomical Observatories , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese National Astronomy, with sponsorship from TSL Foundation.
Time: October 19, 2016, 10:00 am
Venue: A601, NAOC