December 30, 2022

Electrifying Astrophotography Captures Gorgeous Night Sky Over the Middle East

The night sky is an endless wonder and has long inspired photographers to capture its swirling beauty. For the past four years, Basel-based photographer Benjamin Barakat has been snapping gorgeous pictures of the night sky among stunning backdrops. Vibrant purples and electric oranges bring the Earth’s otherwise sleepy landscape to life. And now, he’s sharing his passion for this subject with others by showing them how to shoot their own astrophotography.

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December 6, 2022

Best of 2022: Top Astrophotography That Captured the Beauty of the Cosmos

With the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), 2022 was a spectacular year for astronomy and astrophotography. Since the moment it was announced, both the scientific community and the public were excited about the new possibilities in space exploration that would come with this new telescope. In the end, the JWST exceeded expectations and gave us some incredible images of neighboring planets and far away galaxies.

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October 18, 2022

Photographer Captures Perfectly Timed Image of SpaceX Rocket Traveling in Front of the Full Moon

Growing up in southwest Florida, Nicholas D'Alessandro was always aware of the Space Program. But it wasn't until 2019, after selling the family business, that he had the time to invest in his passion for space photography. D'Alessandro even moved to Florida's Space Coast to be closer to the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

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October 1, 2022

Dazzling Photo of the Milky Way Glitters Over Death Valley’s Famous Racetrack Playa

Photographer Paul Cheyne‘s creative juices start flowing a night. When the sun goes down, he sets out to take photographs in both urban and rural settings. During the pandemic, he became fascinated with astrophotography as he spent his time camping in the deserts of Southern California. It was on one of these excursions that he executed his first successful astrophotography shoot.

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