19 June 2021: Our upload server https://upload.astropixelprocessor.com/ has been migrated successfully to our new office with higher upload and download speeds (nearly 10MByte/sec up/down ) ! We now have 1 general upload user called: upload with password: upload. The users upload1 - upload5 have been disabled.
31 May 2021: APP 1.083-beta2 has been released ! APP 1.083 stable will follow soon afterwards. It includes a completely new Star Reducer Tool, New File Saver Module, Improved Comet registration and much more, check the release notes here!
NGC 7000 - Widefield 105mm
Hello from Austria!
This is my first light with my brand new Sigma 105mm f1.4 A 🙂
The lights were stacked and calibrated in APP. The final processing was done in Starnet++,Topaz Denoise and Photoshop.
More details can be found here: https://www.astrobin.com/dz246j/?nc=user
Critical feedback is welcome 🙂
Beautiful! I would be a little careful with Topaz though, isn't that the AI sharpening tool? It's not trained on astonomy pictures so might introduce artefacts sometimes.
This is the first project where I tried Topaz Denoise. Although the program reduces the noise, it always sharpens the image.
Let's see if I will use it again in the future 🙂
Here is the starless picture:
Really nice, just wanted to mention it as it can introduce artefacts, it doesn't do that always. 🙂
I assume the L-pro is a clip-in filter (from a jealous Canon 5D MKIV user - they don't fit my camera 🙄 )
Thx Stephen 🙂
I used a clip-in filter for Canon APSC cameras. I think the Canon 5D Mark IV has a special shutter where the filter would block the mechanism if triggered...!?
@vincent-mod Topaz has a sharpening tool and a denier, the denoiser works exceedingly well and is the best in class. I have been using it in Astro and general photography since the Ai version was launched. The sharpener is not as versatile.
@skanker you can control the sharpening independently of denoising on Topaz Denoise, as well as detail recovery.
I know ... I believe that despite the sharpness value is zero, a certain sharpening takes place!?