Category: Astrophotography

Outstanding Nightscape and Astrophotography by Babak Tafreshi

Spectacular sky photos by Babak Tafreshi, award winning photographer, filmmaker, photojournalist and science communicator working with the National Geographic, Sky&Telescope magazine, and the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Born in 1978 in Tehran Babak lives in Boston but could be anywhere on the planet, from the Sahara to the Himalayas or Antarctica. Tafreshi has over 234,000 followers on instagram. More info: instagram / facebook / website

Astrophotography: Dreamlike Landscape Photography by Adam Taylor

Adam Taylor is a multi-talented photographer and digital artist currently based in Wellington, New Zealand. Adam focuses on landscaping, he captures amazing nightscapes, astrophotography and long exposure landscape photography. Taylor uses Nikon D810A camera with Tamron 24-70 F2.8 lens. He has over 14,400 followers on instagram. “I love the beauty and perspective that astro photography helps to create”, Adam says. “Once we arrive and look up, the awe of standing under a dark sky lit up with sparkling stars and a lake that is more comparable to a mirror, reflecting every single sparkle. This creates an indescribable awe and appreciation.” ... Read more

Creative Nightscape and Astrophotography by Jaxson Pohlman

Jaxson Pohlman is a talented self-taught photographer and artist from Wichita, Kansas who currently lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. Spending most of his life in the Great Plains of Kansas, Jaxson has always felt the need for a creative eye in photography. Specializing in astrophotography, Pohlman’s photo’s are sure to inspire imagination and provoke emotion. More info: instagram / facebook

Stunning Astrophotography From Switzerland by Sandro Casutt

Sandro Casutt is a talented photographer and treehugger who lives in a remote Swiss village – Vals Platz, Graubunden. This tiny village with less than 1,000 inhabitants also happens to be one of the best locations on Earth for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. It took me a year of observation to work out exactly where the objects are rising and setting, thankfully it only now takes a few minutes to get the shots. Sandro together with his brother Markus started Cosmic Art Photography two years ago as an outlet for their love of the universe. ... Read more

Stunning Starscapes and Nighttime Landscape Photography by Grey Chow

Grey Chow is a talented self-taught landscape photographer from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Grey captures stunning night-time photographs across South East Asia. Chow uses Nikon D610 camera, he focuses on landscape, travel, nature and astrophotography. The featured time-lapse composite photograph was taken in Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia, one of the most popular active volcanos on the earth. “Me and my friends spent 6D5N in Java Island, Indonesia hunting for Milky Way and sunrise,” Grey says. “We start with Ijen , a volcano crater famous with sulfur mining and a unique phenomenon known as “Blue Fire” , an ignited sulfuric gas, ... Read more

Beautiful Astrophotography by Monika Deviat

Monika Deviat is a talented self-taught landscape photographer from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Monika works as a physicist by day and is a fitness enthusiast who spends a lot of time hanging off aerial equipment or hiking up mountains. Started her photography career as a concert photographer, Deviat shoots a lot of astrophotography, nightscapes and nature photography. Alberta provides a variety of landscapes which Monika enjoys exploring and roaming around in at night and sometimes during the day. Banff National Park Banff Nemzeti Park Dinosaur Provincial Park Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park Icefields Parkway Kananaskis Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park Rogers Pass ... Read more

Milky Way Photography by Mark Andrew Thomas

Mark Andrew Thomas is a talented photographer and filmmaker based in Ft. Lauderdale, USA. He shoots a lot of wildlife, animals, nature, landscape and milky way photography. His works has been featured on Science Channel, Animal Planet, and National Geographic. Living in an age of technology has made it easy for us to forget that we live on an amazing and unique planet. My goal as a photographer and filmmaker is to bring the natural world closer, and through photography and the power of the moving image, help us to remember that we all share the responsibility of caring for ... Read more

Mind-Blowing Photos of the Milky Way Reflected in Bolivia Salt Flats by Daniel Kordan

In May 2016, Russian photographer, Daniel Kordan, traveled to Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia – the world’s largest and most famous salt flat where people from all over the world have taken long journeys to, to capture breathtaking images. Using a Nikon D810A astrophotography DSLR and a 14-24mm f/2.8 Nikon lens, he was able to seemingly merge both sky and land by mirroring the former in the mineral-flooded plain. Daniel Kordan is a talented photographer, who travels around the world and shoots amazing landscapes. More info: instagram / facebook / website

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 shortlist

In it’s eighth year, the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year has received a record number of more than 4,500 entries coming from enthusiastic amateurs and professional photographers alike and from over 80 countries across the globe. Here’s the shortlisted entries. Insight Astronomy Photographer of The Year is run by the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, UK, and the winners will be announced on September 15, 2016. Above the World by Lee Cook (UK). Alone by Lee Cook (UK) Antarctic Space Station by Richard Inman (UK) Celestial Veil by Yuyun Wang (Singapore) Crystal Brilliance by Tommy Richardsen (Norway) Flash Point ... Read more

Beautiful Astrophotography by Kevin Shearer

Kevin Shearer is a chiropractor by day and an incredible self taught astrophotographer by night. Kevin currently based in Centerville, United States. Sheare uses Nikon D810 and Sony A7Sii cameras, he shoots stunning night and landscape photography in the Pacific Northwest. More info: instagram / facebook / website

Landscape Astrophotography by Simon Waldram

Simon Waldram is a talented landscape photographer currently based in the Canary Island of Fuerteventura, Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa, Spain. Simon likes to travel, he shoots a lot of landscape, nature and night photography. He has worked in Australia, the United Kingdom, in Spain and Iceland. Those photographers that enjoy starscapes will be simply blown away. The island is amazing with peaks allowing shots free from light pollution. – Simon Waldram More info: instagram / facebook / 500px / website