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PixInsight Workshops

Here's a list of our ‘Live and Recorded Workshops’ covering 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.

Choose a Workshop below for more information. When you register, you'll have exclusive access to the Members page for your workshop. The Workshop will be recorded, and you'll have unlimited access to any live or recorded Workshop purchased.

PixInsight for Newbies Reloaded

Warren Keller and Ron Brecher are rebooting their popular online workshop series designed to make YOU Masters of PixInsight! In this workshop, we’ll take the mystery out of the PixInsight user interface, and show you how to preprocess One-Shot Color data with the Weighted Batch Preprocessing Script. 

$35.00 USD

To accommodate both our European and American friends, the workshop will be offered at 7 PM BST, and again at 7 PM EDT

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Cosmic Canvas #2
One Shot Color Processing
Recorded Workshop

From time to time, we'll have Warren or Ron demonstrate a complete workflow from beginning to end.

 

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.

$35.00 USD

Cosmic Canvas #1
LRGB Processing
Recorded Workshop

Our next workshop begins our “Cosmic Canvas” series.  From time to time, we'll have Warren or Ron demonstrate a complete workflow from beginning to end.

 

In our first Cosmic Canvas session, 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. 

$35.00 USD

Ask Us Anything

Recorded Workshop

For this next workshop, we’d like to open the floor up to you! Ask us anything. What would you like to see covered? Submit your topic on a process, script, or anything about PixInsight, and it may be included in the next workshop. Submit your topic by April 27, 2021 to peterproulx@gmail.com.

$35.00 USD

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. 

$35.00 USD

Working With Narrowband Data

Recorded Workshop

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

$35.00 USD

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. 

$35.00 USD

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.

$35.00 USD

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.

$35.00 USD

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.

$35.00 USD

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. 

$35.00 USD

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. 

$35.00 USD

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