Photograph Stars, Meteors, Satellites and even Nebulae with your iPhone and NightCap Pro
The golden rule: Keep your iPhone still.
Iphone – For best results, use a tripod. Even a cheap smartphone tripod will be fine. If you haven’t got one, you’ll need some way to hold your iPhone in place while you take photos.
Using Special Modes
NightCap Pro 8 includes 4 special camera modes designed to make photographing the night sky easy:
The Special Modes menu
To open the special modes tap the Star button: Then tap the > button to switch between Camera Tools and Special Modes.
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To photograph the stars, simply turn on Stars Mode from the special modes menu. Stars Mode sets the camera up for you with the best settings for stars, so all you need to do is put your device in a tripod or a firm position pointing at the part of the sky you wish to photograph and tap the shutter.
After pressing the shutter the app will start a 3 second timer (to avoid blurring if you move the device slightly when tapping the button), then it’ll take a 10 second exposure. Wait until you hear ...