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28 Of The Best Astronomy Photographs Of The Year 2020 Revealed

Is there anything more breathtaking and surreal than outer space? Often, I feel like there absolutely isn't. Maybe it's because of all the celestial masterpieces stars, galaxies, and planets paint, effortlessly sweeping us off our feet? Or maybe we feel this way about space because it's something we can't touch, tame, or change? Or perhaps, it's because of that nostalgic feeling you get when it's a warm summer night and you raise your head and look up at the sky and all the stars simultaneously remind you of how truly small you are (but in the best way possible)? But now, let's get to the point.

11 Winners Of The Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2020 Have Been Announced And They’re Breathtaking

Is there anything more breathtaking and surreal than outer space? Often, I feel like there absolutely isn't. Maybe it's because of all the celestial masterpieces stars, galaxies, and planets paint, effortlessly sweeping us off our feet? Or maybe we feel this way about space because it's something we can't touch, tame, or change? Or perhaps, it's because of that nostalgic feeling you get when it's a warm summer night and you raise your head and look up at the sky and all the stars simultaneously remind you of how truly small you are (but in the best way possible)? But now, let's get to the point.

28 Of The Most Breathtaking Astronomy Photographs Of The Year 2020 Have Just Been Revealed

Is there anything more breathtaking and surreal than outer space? Often, I feel like there absolutely isn't. Maybe it's because of all the celestial masterpieces stars, galaxies, and planets paint, effortlessly sweeping us off our feet? Or maybe we feel this way about space because it's something we can't touch, tame, or change? Or perhaps, it's because of that nostalgic feeling you get when it's a warm summer night and you raise your head and look up at the sky and all the stars simultaneously remind you of how truly small you are (but in the best way possible)? But now, let's get to the point.

10 Astrophotography Ideas You Can Do From Your Backyard

With many of us stuck in lockdown, quarantine, and self-isolation, I thought I’d share 10 ideas for astrophotography that you can do from home, even if you live in a light-polluted town or city. If there’s one thing that this pandemic has taught us, it’s that we’re all in this together and astrophotography and astronomy […]

Shooting the Stars from the Most Light-Polluted Country in the World

Singapore is known to be the most light-polluted city on Earth, so it’s not exactly the go-to destination for astrophotography. But there are talented astrophotographers working on the island city-state, and this 3-minute documentary titled “Galactic Paint” is about one of them.

Astrophotography: How to Photograph the Stars

Before we get started, it’s essential to understand that astrophotography takes time and practice in order to achieve good results, so don’t get frustrated if you don’t nail it on the first go.

7 Pro Tips for Crushing Your Night Photography

People ask me all the time how I get my night shots with the stars, so I made a video on the subject. Here are my 7 tips for crushing night photography. Tip #1: Get away from the city. The less light pollution the better! A post shared by TRAVEL + PHOTOGRAPHY | Pierre (@pierretlambert) […]

Planning, Shooting, and Editing Stunning Milky Way Photos

  For anyone who is interested in doing astrophotography, getting perfectly captured snaps of the the Milky Way Galaxy is the ultimate goal when photographing the night sky. However, it’s admittedly a challenging a tedious endeavor.

Meet The Winners Of The Photo Nightscape Awards 2017

We are pleased to present the winners of the Photo NightScape Awards 2017, organized by the French non-profit Chasseurs de Nuits. This new edition has once again seen the most beautiful nocturnal landscapes and timelapses of the whole world confront eachother.

Searching For The Milky Way

I modified my Nikon D800 to create a astro-camera to shoot the milky way from several place in italy. I changed the original anti-ir filter wiht a Baader filter and so I created my personal version of the Nikon D800.

Shooting a Handheld Milky Way Photo from an Airplane Seat

I recently captured this 8-second handheld photo of the Milky Way from my seat in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane. Here’s a look at how it was done. The photo was shot with my Canon 5D Mark IV and a 16-35 f/4L lens during a recent flight from Montreal, Canada to Frankfurt, Germany. As the […]

The NPF Rule: A Formula for Sharp Star Photos Every Time

A common rule of thumb to figure out your maximum shutter speed for sharp stars at night is to divide 500 by your focal length. Sometimes it’s called the 600 Rule or the 400 Rule or several other numbers that can be used depending on your sensor size. Unfortunately, it’s a a very inaccurate rule […]

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Shooting the Milky Way from a Cargo Ship in the Middle of the Ocean

Amateur photographer Santiago Olay has an interesting day job: he works as a deck officer on a 280m cargo ship. But when he’s not busy with his duties, often late at night, he goes out on deck tries to photograph the Milky Way from the middle of the ocean. Olay reached out to us after […]

Here’s a 2020 Celestial Calendar for Astrophotographers

If you’re getting into astrophotography, the telescope manufacturer Celestron has published a helpful “celestial calendar” to give you a heads up of notable things you’ll see in the night sky through the end of 2020.

This is the Milky Way Photographed in a Crystal Ball

Photographer and astronomer Juan Carlos Munoz was browsing a flea market in Santiago, Chile, a few days ago when he stumbled across some crystal balls. He bought one for a few dollars and then decided to use it for astrophotography.

This Timelapse Imagines NYC Without Light Pollution

What would New York City look like at night if there were no light pollution to shroud the stars? That’s what this new 3-minute short film titled SKYGLOW NYC aims to answer. The video was created by photographers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic of SKYGLOW, an ongoing project that raises awareness for endangered night skies […]

This Photographer Creates Amazing Planet Photos by Hand

Photographer Adam Makarenko has a portfolio filled with space photos that look like they were shot by NASA probes. But each of the planets and alien landscapes was actually made by hand and then carefully photographed.

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I Shoot Fake Miniature Scenes with the Real Milky Way

Breaking the rules and thinking outside the box is something a photographer should always try. You start your journey with photography capturing everything interesting you see, jumping from one genre to the other until you find your favorite style.

Shooting a Milky Way Moonrise from an Airplane Seat

A couple of weeks ago I was blessed with a sight that truly left me in a state of awe. Shortly after leveling off onboard United 534 from Honolulu to Los Angeles, I tried my luck with some astrophotography over the crisp Pacific Ocean skies.

I Shot The Milky Way During The Lunar Eclipse

1 hour 47 minutes of an incredible night that you could experience all the phases of one night. Two planets together, 2 planets that humans have written the most recent technological inventions in just a century.

Star Lens Shootout: Sigma 14mm vs. Rokinon 14mm

Here’s a 10-minute video from Nature TTL that looks at the best lens for star photography. Comparing the Sigma 14mm f/1. 8 lens with the Rokinon 14mm f/2. 4 and f/2. 8 lenses, photographer Matthew Saville says that each has its place the astrophotography world.

What I’ve Learned from Shooting at Night on the Alps

The night has fallen. I am alone, on top of a mountain, at an altitude of 3,000 meters (~1.86miles). Fog is floating along through the valleys below, illuminated by the pale light of the moon. For a moment I feel like I’ve landed on a distant planet, lost in space. It’s a privilege to be […]

How to Get Noise-free Star Photos with Starry Landscape Stacker

After doing an astrophotography shoot and zooming in on the stars, and you may find digital noise spoiling the scene. Removal in Lightroom can result in less color in the cosmos, but using a piece of software called Starry Landscape Stacker software can make the final output much better.

I Take Self-Portraits Under The Night Sky

For night photography I always prefer going alone out. I do that because I need to think ideas and really love testing different things. Sometimes I have to try really many times before getting the results I want.

Improve Your Night Photography with Foreground Lighting

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to night photography is incorporating good foreground elements, but learning a few simple tricks will instantly elevate your game. Milky Way, north window at Arches National Park, Utah.