How to Focus in the Dark – Set Infinity Focus for Astrophotography

Do you struggle to get sharp focus in your night time shots? Are your astrophotography starscapes looking a little blurry? With this quick tutorial I aim to banish these problems to the past and explain exactly how to focus in the dark. I walk through all the steps that I use to set infinity focus for both autofocus and manual focus lenses. I hope this tutorial proves useful for you and helps elevate your astrophotography images to the next level.

If you have any questions or technique suggestions of your own please comment below. Thank you very much for watching and if you have not yet done so please subscribe 🙂

Nikon D850
Samyang 14mm f2.8
Tamaron 24-70mm f2.8 G2
MeFOTO Globetrotter Tripod
Canon 200d (vlog footage)
Canon 18-55mm STM lens (vlog footage)
Takstar SGC-598 Shotgun Microphone (vlog footage)


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