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 Introductory rates

Description Access for the initial year Subsequent Year(s)

PixInsight Fundamentals $180 $0
PixInsight Horizons $250 $75
Dimensions of Photoshop $99.99 $0
CCDStack $79.99 $0
Authored Works and Presentations $25 $0
Cosmic Canvas (Object Tutorials)

$40 (each session, forever access)

$0
Download Access $20 $20


SUMMARY OF VIDEO COLLECTIONS

 

Pixinsight:

PixInsight has two libraries of material. PixInsight Fundamentals is a collection of videos that will contain all of the basic tours, demonstrations and techniques typically considered part of the standard body of knowledge for PI. PixInsight Horizons expands (your horizons) the breadth of basic video lessons by offering both utilitarian and creative data processing- it assumes some proficiency in PI. Both of these collections will be continually added to over the next few years. PixInsight Fundamentals will reach a level of near completeness by the end of 2018. New processes published by the PI software team will be added and updated as they become available. In PixInsight Fundamentals there is a WORKFLOW section and it ends at the point where most users would begin to do the creative/fancy/cool...etc stuff! This is why there is PI Horizons... 

PixInsight Horizons is the collection that will contain creative and in some cases "Adam Block" original content that will be added to indefinitely.  This is the reason for the subsequent year(s) fee that keeps you in the circle of the very best instruction and technique available for PI. The PixInsight Edition of the Cosmic Canvas will be included here as well. Please see the contents of PixInsight Horizons to see the current available data sets.  Please see below for a description of the Cosmic Canvas. Fundamentals is *not* included in the Horizons collection. Expect full processing sessions to be published in Horizons by the end of August 2018. 

Dimensions of Photoshop and CCDStack:

Both of these collections have been relatively static over the past few years. Your one-time contribution gives you access to all materials and files associated with the content in each respective collection. If I should add something in the future- you will enjoy access to the new material as well.

Cosmic Canvas (Object Tutorials):

These videos are simply recorded processing sessions with Adam. You watch and/or follow along with Adam from beginning to end. The same data Adam uses is provided as part of access to these sessions. The current collection highlights the processing workflow of using CCDStack and Photoshop with some PixInsight processing. New additions to the Cosmic Canvas will highlight PixInsight exclusively. Look for a 2 or 3 new ones to be published by the end of 2018. These sessions are something like Bob Ross versions of astrophotography with Adam Block. These sessions will also be available to members of PixInsight Horizons. 

Authored Works and Presentations:

Found here is a collection of articles, videos and conference presentations that Adam created or published over the past 15 years. Some of the content, especially found in the Astronomy Magazine articles Adam wrote in his column, is not found anywhere else. Reading and watching this information will reinforce what you have learned and perhaps will offer a few nuggets of new material as well. This section is currently under construction- but should be completed by the Fall of 2018. 

Download Access

Purchase of this feature will allow you to download the videos to your computer and view them off-line. Please be advised of all Terms and Conditions for use of these videos. 

Pay-per-view:

At times AdamBlockStudios may make some videos available in a pay-per-view format. We hope that by doing this it will keep information channels and access open to all PI enthusiasts- and of course also encourage membership for which the full richness of the instructional content can be appreciated. Contact us if there is a specific video you *must* see. For example, immediately after the solar eclipse of 2017 Adam recorded his processing steps that others were interested to see. This could be the kind of content made available in a pay-per-view (e.g. pay-per-video) form.