Astrophotography

Conceptual photographer takes us behind the scenes on the moon's ever changing cycle

Swedish Photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson goes all out for his creations. They take so much work that, according to his website, Johansson …

Photography

Creating a Conceptual Photo of the Full Moon Getting Swapped In

http://ift.tt/2rYuSEf<p>Creating a Conceptual Photo of the Full Moon Getting Swapped In<p>http://ift.tt/2qk6m39<p>Conceptual photographer Erik Johansson …

Photography

10 Astrophotographers Capturing the Awe-Inspiring Wonders of the Galaxy

From the beginning of human civilization, we’ve been fascinated by what lies beyond our sky. Nighttime is when it's in its most spectacular state; the dazzling stars glitter from the dark abyss and only compound our wonder of the galaxy. Now, with advancements in technology, we’re able to answer …

Photography

Contrastly

For sky watchers, or those who would like to witness an incredible and potentially once-in-a-lifetime event, a total solar eclipse is especially …

Astronomy

Evening Sun on the Remarkables

More of The Remarkables<p>You’ll see these mountains make a few cameo appearances inside this timelapse I made in Queenstown! 🙂<p>Daily Photo – Evening …

Photography

Capturing the Incredibly Rare Moonlit Firefall at Yosemite

This is the famous and elusive Horsetail “Firefall” in Yosemite National Park, but unlike every other image you may have seen—taken near sunset …

Photography

Astronomy Drawings & Sketches - Sky & Telescope

Photographer<p>Aquarellia<p>Date/Time of photo<p>05/15/2017 21:30 UTC<p>Photographer<p>nightwid<p>Date/Time of photo<p>Autumn 2015<p>Photographer<p>Aquarellia<p>Date/Time of …

Astronomy

'Patterns and light': B.C. photographer's night sky photo goes viral

A B.C. photographer can now boast one of the most viral photos in the galaxy, after he shared an image online of the Milky Way swirling in the night …

Canadian News

Interesting Photo of the Day: Accidental Moon Metering

Sometimes you make an error with your camera settings and end up with an image that turns out differently than you expected. In the occasion that you …

Photography

2017 May 10 - UGC 1810: Wildly Interacting Galaxy from Hubble

<b>UGC 1810: Wildly Interacting Galaxy from Hubble</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, ESA, Hubble, HLA; <b>Processing & Copyright:</b> Domingo Pestana<p><b>Explanation:</b> What's …

Astronomy

Photographing the Night Sky with Mike Mezeul II Who Shot the Cover of Our June How-To Issue

Mike Mezeul II is a landscape photographer who says he’s addicted to photographing the night sky: “Looking at the stars and beauty of the Milky Way …

Photography

'Time-travelling' Tasmanian astrophotographer shares his tips for 'addictive' hobby

An award-winning astrophotographer in southern Tasmania wants others to grab their cameras and join a new club dedicated to documenting deep space.

Astronomy

Cassini Snaps the Closest Views We’ve Ever Had of Saturn

On April 26th, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made its first-ever “Grand Finale” dive through the gap between Saturn and the planet’s rings. As it shot …

Astronomy

NASA’s Saturn spacecraft just delivered photos so stunning you’ll think they’re fake

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft continues to delivery some truly jaw-dropping photographs from Saturn, and its most recent “Grand Finale” dive between the …

Astronomy

16 Famous First Photographs in History: From the Oldest Photo Ever to the World’s First Instagram

While the term photography was coined in the early 19th-century, Greek mathematicians had been making pinhole cameras since the 4th century BCE. With such a long history, photography is full of firsts, from the world's oldest photograph to the first photo uploaded to Instagram.<p>While most early …

Photography

Star Eater – Why I No Longer Recommend Sony Cameras for Astrophotography: An Open Letter to Sony

Sony makes excellent cameras. In the last few years, they launched a completely new full frame camera system that has pushed the bounds of digital …

Cameras

The Star Eater Issue: Why I No Longer Recommend Sony Cameras for Astrophotography

Sony makes excellent cameras. In the last few years, they launched a completely new full frame camera system that has pushed the bounds of digital …

Cameras

Venus rising at dawn

While you’re watching for meteors Friday and Saturday mornings, watch for Venus, too. It’s very bright and ascending in the east at dawn. Photo by …

Astronomy

SmugMug Films celebrates Nikon's role in space exploration with cool video

To help Nikon celebrate its 100th anniversary, SmugMug Films produced a video highlighting Nikon's contribution to space photography, which dates …

Nikon

The First True Color Images of Saturn’s North Pole are Stunning

On April 26th, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft took its long-awaited first dive in between Saturn’s rings, bringing it closer to the planet than ever …

Astronomy

Scientists Just Discovered a New Aurora and They're Calling It Steve

It's a bird… it's a plane… it's Steve?<p>A group of amateur sky watchers in Alberta, Canada just helped scientists discover a new celestial phenomenon and since nobody knows exactly what it is yet, they've taken to calling it Steve.<p>Yes, Steve.<p>Members of the Alberta Aurora Chasers Facebook group have …

Canada

Aurora Photos: Reality vs. Expectation

We just had a beautiful Aurora Australis hit New Zealand recently. I was fortunate enough to catch a quiet spot to myself where I could take in the …

Astronomy

Take a Magical Night Flight from the Cockpit of a Plane in This Time-Lapse of the Milky Way By Pilot Sam Wick

Sam Wick is a long-haul pilot flying for the Zurich-based airline Swiss, and he captured the spectacular video below from the cockpit during a recent …

Aviation

Venus Optics’ New Laowa 7.5mm f/2 is the World’s Widest f/2 Lens for MFT

Venus Optics has just officially announced its new Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT, a lens that we first got a glimpse at leading up to Photokina 2016. It’s the …

Cameras

Scientists Just Discovered a New Aurora and They're Calling it Steve

Steve sure is beautiful.<p>A group of amateur sky watchers in Alberta, Canada just helped scientists discover a new celestial phenomenon and since nobody knows exactly what it is yet, they've taken to calling it Steve.<p>Yes, Steve.<p>Members of the Alberta Aurora Chasers Facebook group have been taking …

Canada

2016 Solar Analemma (and a Half) over The Outer Hebrides - Sky & Telescope

Photographer<p>Giuseppe Petricca<p>Email<p>gmrpmail@gmail.com<p>Location of photo<p>Stornoway, Eilean Siar, Scotland<p>Date/Time of photo<p>During the whole year of …

Astronomy

Here’s How to Photograph the First Coast-to-Coast Total Eclipse of the Sun Since 1918

Photographers in the U.S. are in for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on August 21st when we’ll experience a total eclipse of the sun viewable from …

Astronomy

Time-Lapse Video Captures the Breathtaking Glow of Hawaii's Night Sky

From streetlights to spotlights, headlights to porch lights, there’s no denying the developed world’s obsession with illumination. But as ever more …

Astronomy

How cities and light pollution are ruining the wonder of the night sky

Skyglow, an incredible book of time-lapse photos, illustrates the beauty of the night sky, and what’s at risk<p>Photographers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic do a lot of work after dark. In their new book, <i>Skyglow</i><i>,</i> the duo, who met studying film in Los Angeles, show off a breathtaking array of …

Photography

Sunburn: Long Exposure Photographs With Markings Burned by the Light of the Sun

Photographer Chris McCaw uses the power of the sun to burn markings into his photographs, destroying small areas to appear like the sun itself. McCaw …

Photography