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PixInsight Workshops

Our ‘Live and Recorded Workshops’ cover deep-sky image processing with PixInsight. Each session will show you the most important tools and settings needed to create jaw-dropping astrophotos!

 

Work directly with Warren and Ron, and practice with the data and resources provided. Whether you're a beginner or experienced user of PixInsight, you’ll find these workshops to be informative and fun.

Our Next Live Workshop 

Our 'Virtual Workshops' are dedicated to showing beginners the most important tools and settings needed to create jaw-dropping astrophotos!  Working directly with Warren and Ron, and practicing with the resources provided, you’ll move from beginner to experienced user in no time. Our goal is to make you a Master of PixInsight!

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Tuesday,

December 1, 2021

7 PM EST

Unlimited Access $35.00 USD

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Recorded Workshops

All of our 'Live' Workshops are recorded for later Unlimited Playback. When you purchase any of our recorded workshops, you'll have exclusive access from our Members Access page. Each workshop includes recordings of all sessions held for that particular workshop, this will include any future workshops. Your purchase keeps you future proof as PixInsight evolves. Workshops also include Image data sets and process Icons where applicable.   

 

Recorded Newbie Series

New to PixInsight or want shorten your learning curve? Our 5-part recorded Newbie Workshop series is designed to take you from a simple 11-step processing workflow and build on those steps. Each workshop contains Imaging Data and Process Icon sets to let you follow along step-by-step. You'll then be able to use these customized Process Icons on your own data.  More information...

 

Recorded Intermediate Series

Experienced with PixInsight or want to dig in deeper? Our 4-part Intermediate series goes deeper into processing and special techniques. More information...

Recorded Photons to Photos Series

From time to time, we'll have Warren or Ron demonstrate a complete workflow from beginning to end. We'll supply you with the Data Sets and Process Icons so you can process along and observe the steps and techniques used. Look over the shoulder of these PixInsight Ambassadors, and get a peek into how and why they make their image processing decisions. More information...

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Newbie
Recorded Workshop Series

 

New to PixInsight or want shorten your learning curve? Our 5-part recorded Workshop series is designed to take you from a simple 11-step processing workflow and build on those steps. Each workshop contains Imaging Data and Process Icon sets to let you follow along step-by-step. You'll then be able to use these customized Process Icons on your own data.   

PixInsight for Newbies - Recorded Workshop

After a night of catching photons, you can hardly wait to see and share the cosmic beauty of your photographs! While many options for deep-sky image processing software exist, none can match PixInsight for its versatility. As a very powerful program, the learning curve can seem daunting to the new user, but we’d like to show you that it’s not! In this workshop, we’ll take the mystery out of PixInsight, and show you how to produce pleasing results in just a few, simple steps.

Next Steps for Newbies - Recorded Workshop

This is a continuation of our PixInsight for Newbies workshop. Now that you have begun to harness PixInsight’s powerful toolkit, it’s time to take it up a notch. In “Next Steps for Newbies”, Ron and Warren will expand on the basic workflow with the following powerful tools and techniques for both One-shot Color (OSC) and Monochrome cameras.

Dialing Down The Noise - Recorded Workshop

This workshop covers the various settings available to optimize MultiscaleLinearTransform for noise reduction of linear images, SCNR for color images, and TGVDenoise for nonlinear images.

Dialing UP The Detail - Recorded Workshop

In this workshop, Ron and Warren will explore several methods for pulling detail from your deep sky image.  We’ll cover deconvolution and sharpening, along with tools for getting the most from high-dynamic-range images.  We'll also explore processes and scripts for selectively enhancing structures in images. 

Masks Unmasked -Recorded Workshop

Our final installment of the Newbie workshop series reveals the full power of including masks to add fine control to your processing workflow. 

Intermediate
Recorded Workshop Series

 

Experienced with PixInsight or want to dig in deeper? Our 4-part Intermediate series goes deeper into processing and special techniques. 

Putting it All Together Advanced Image Integration Technique - Recorded Workshop

In this intermediate workshop, Ron and Warren will show you how to get the most from your data sets by taking advantage of PixInsight’s many tools for combining images. 

Working With Narrowband Data
Recorded Workshop

n this intermediate workshop, Ron and Warren will show you how to get the most from your narrowband data sets, with or without broadband color.

Mosaics and Other Special Techniques
Recorded Workshop

Have you ever wanted to image a deep-sky object that was larger than your camera’s field of view? In this intermediate workshop, Ron and Warren will show you how to stitch multiple panes together to make a seamless mosaic of a larger region. 

Ask Us Anything
Recorded Workshop

We opened the floor up to you! Ask us anything. Based on the requests we received, we’ve pulled a few common threads together to cover

Photons to Photos
Recorded Workshop Series

 

Photons to Photos #1 - LRGB Processing
Recorded Workshop

Watch Warren work his magic on a set of monochrome LRGB masters, taking it through linear and non-linear processing, ending with a jpg he’d be proud to share with friends or online. 

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Photons to Photos #2 - One Shot Color Processing

Recorded Workshop

This time out we'll see Ron work his magic on a One Shot Color data set, taking it through linear and non-linear processing, ending with a jpg he’d be proud to share with friends or online.

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Photons to Photos #3 - One Shot Color Processing

Recorded Workshop

Warren will works on an image of a the Corona nebula captured with a One-Shot Color (OSC) camera, taking it through linear and non-linear processing,

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