Astrophotography

Dreaming about landscape photography on Trappist-1

I have always been fascinated by astronomy and the eternal question: are we alone in the universe? NASA’s discovery of seven earth-like planets in …

Astronomy

Get your pictures in front a NASA photo editor by entering Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017

The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 competition is set to open next week offering space photographers the chance to have their work …

Photography

Before Sunset

Last Sunday as our family was driving home, I noticed the sun. It was 5 pm, and the sun hasn't really started setting yet; in fact, it was shining …

Photography

I Shot Extremely Rare Atmospheric Phenomenon Called Light Pillars

These colorful light beams don’t represent any kind of spotlights pointed up in the sky. What’s more, they don’t really exist – they are just an …

Photography

Interesting Photo of the Day: Between Two Worlds at Night

A starry sky or Milky Way composition can be time consuming and subjects the photographer to the outside elements. Some photographers camp out for …

Photography

Photographing Light Pillars in Cold Conditions

Have you ever seen strange beams of light emanating from the ground and going skyward? Perhaps you’ve wondered what this strange phenomenon might be. …

Astronomy

Forget What You’ve Heard About Shooting into the Sun: Jimmy McIntyre Shows You Why

Here’s something a bit different from Photoshop/Lightroom wizard Jimmy McIntyre whose tutorials typically involve software tips and tricks for …

Photography

Sergio Montufar Provides a Fitting Shouto ut to Valentines Day with His Romantic Images of Starry Skies

Astrophotographer and professional astronomer Sergio Montufar makes some gorgeous images of starlit skies. And we thought the romantic image you see …

Photography

Photographer Creates Detailed Exoplanets Out of Styrofoam

You may remember recreating the planets from Styrofoam spheres in your elementary school science class, but Adam Makarenko takes that concept to the …

Photography

How much does light pollution hurt your stargazing? This timelapse video tells the tale

As anyone who’s ever tried to do a little stargazing in the middle of a major city knows, light pollution can make it a tough endeavor. Sure, stars …

Astronomy

Shine on you crazy diamond – The Great Orion Nebula

The post Shine on you crazy diamond – The Great Orion Nebula appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

Astronomy

Neon Colors: Cosmic Fashion Photography by Slava Semeniuta

<b>Slava Semeniuta</b> is a talented photographer, graphic designer and digital artist who was born in Siberia, Russia and currently lives and works in …

Astronomy

91 Astronomers Combine 1000 Images Into One Amazing Journey to Jupiter

A renewed era of space exploration is underway. Compared to the Space Race of the 20th century, which was characterized by two superpowers locked in …

Space

7 Tips To Improve Your Astrophotography

Greetings fellow Earthlings, my name is Paean Ng, a self-taught nightscape astrophotographer from Perth, Western Australia. Over the past 2 years of …

Cameras

Stardust

Can the cosmos know themselves? A billion years ago, they consumed some light and dreamed of a pale blue dot. They are born and they die—how strange! Blue turns to red—how do they do it? What do they become?<p>Lightyears have passed, and yet they still have no fixed form. Exploration is in their …

Photography

Playing with the Sun Light in Croatia

Andrea Tamburrini is an Italian instagramer. For the partnership between Fubiz and Nissan, for the launch of the new version of the Nissan Micra, he …

Cool Stuff

How Light Pollution Changes Our View of the Orion Constellation

How much of an impact does light pollution have on how we see the night sky? Photographer Sriram Murali has created a new video that aims to show us …

Astrophotography with Jerry Lodriguss - Sky & Telescope

In astrophotography, to dither means to shift the pointing of the telescope slightly in random directions between exposures. Here's how it works, and …

Astronomy

Watchman Milky Way by Tom Elenbaas—Zion National Park, Utah

I felt a little guilty when [OP Managing Editor] Kristan Ashworth asked me if I was interested in writing this piece about my Watchman Milky Way …

Astronomy

New Petition Asks Kodak to Revive Kodak Infrared Ektachrome Film

<i>Lead Photo by Steve Harwood. Used with Creative Commons Permission</i><p>A new online petition on Change.org is appealing to Kodak to bring back yet another …

Tutorials

Messier 42 – 11° sessão.

The post Messier 42 – 11° sessão. appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

Photography

How to Photograph the Moon

The moon is 238,900 miles from earth.In the vast majority of moon photos taken by amateurs, the moon looks like it’s that far away!There’s plenty of …

Cameras

Pic of the Week: Stars meet storms over the driest place on Earth

It’s the heart of summer in the Southern Hemisphere, and spectacular afternoon thunderstorms are erupting over the Andes Mountains. This pic of the week is from the Atacama Desert — the driest place on Earth — at the base of the Andes.<p>Yuri Beletsky snapped this photo last month during what is …

South America

This photographer has captured beautiful star-filled images of the Milky Way over Finland

A Finnish photographer has captured some stunning celestial landscape images of the Milky Way over his home country.<p>Oscar Keserci, who is in his late 20s, is a self-taught photographer. He began shooting nocturnal landscapes in 2013<p>He lives in Kirkkonummi, Finland, and takes pictures in the …

Photography

12 Mesmerizing Photos That Prove Just How Majestic the Night Sky Can Be

It's hard to believe these are real...<p>If you needed another reminder of just how majestic the night sky can be, take a peek at these stunning photos that were taken by self-taught photographer Oscar Keserci. Since 2013 Keserci's subject of choice has been nocturnal landscapes, with the hopes that …

Photography

Star Gazing - 18 Twinkly Images of the Celestial Sky

Star Gazing – 18 Twinkly Images of the Celestial Sky<p>A Post By: Darlene Hildebrandt<p><i>Recently we introduced our new Night Photography course by</i> dPS</i> …

Photography

Why and How to Dither Your Astro Images

In astrophotography, to dither means to shift the pointing of the telescope slightly in random directions between exposures. This allows hot and cold …

Tutorials

Photos of Volleyball Stars Spiking the Sun

Back in 2015, photographer Dustin Snipes shot a viral series of photos for Red Bull showing NBA star Anthony Davis dunking the Sun. He recently …

Photography

See the Milky Way Dazzle in Zodiacal Light

Click through the gallery to see this week’s helping of the best the universe has to offer. And if you need more when you’re done but can’t wait …

Astronomy

An Amazing Split View of the Milky Way as If Photographed from Beneath a Frigid German River

Last October, photographer Johannes Holzer braved the winter cold to setup a series of long-exposure shots along the the Isar, a river in Southern …

Astronomy