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Canon EOS 6D found to be camera most successfully used in astrophotography competition

LONDON, Sept. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Canon EOS 6D is the most commonly used camera in 252 images which have made the shortlist for the RMG Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition in 2019 and 2020, according to analysis done by website Skies & Scopes.

The camera was originally released in 2012 and can be picked up used for around $500. In this analysis it beat many more expensive and newer models that cost upwards of $2000-3000.

Key findings:

Anthony Robinson, Editor-in-Chief, Skies & Scopes said:
"The Canon EOS 6D has been a favorite with astrophotographers for years and it's pleasantly surprising that it is delivering so successfully in 2020.

"It's great for everyday people wanting to get into astrophotography as it shows that you don't need to spend thousands on a top of the range camera to produce stunning images of the night sky."


Manual analysis of information made available by Royal Museums Greenwich was done by Skies & Scopes on 133 images in 2020, and 119 images in 2019. For the full data and details, please see here: https://skiesandscopes.com/astronomy-photographer-of-the-year-2020/

About Skies & Scopes: Skies & Scopes is an astronomy and astrophotography website.

Contact: For questions about the analysis, or a comment on the findings, please contact Anthony Robinson, Editor-in-Chief, Skies & Scopes:
Email: anthony@skiesandscopes.com
Tel: +44(0)7456686160


SOURCE Skies & Scopes

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