Tag Archives: photography

Light Pillars Over Alaska

“What’s happening behind those houses? Pictured here are not auroras but nearby light pillars, a nearby phenomenon that can appear as a distant one. In most places on Earth, a lucky viewer can see a Sun-pillar, a column of light … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Spiral Aurora Over Iceland

“What’s happened to the sky? Aurora! Captured late last month, this aurora was noted by Icelanders for its great brightness and quick development. The aurora resulted from a solar storm, with high energy particles bursting out from the Sun and … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NASA Apollo Mission Photos

Thanks to the Project Apollo Archive, over 13000 photos of the various manned Apollo missions to the moon between the years of 1961 and 1972 have been uploaded online. The results are really incredible to browse through (the BBC has a collection … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Eclipsed In Southern Skies

“This stunning panorama in southern skies was recorded on the colourful night of September 27/28 from Carnegie Las Campanas Observatory. A diffuse glow and dark rifts of the central Milky Way hang over domes of the twin 6.5 meter Magellan … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse And Lightning Storm

“What’s more rare than a supermoon total lunar eclipse? How about a supermoon total lunar eclipse over a lightning storm. Such an electrifying sequence was captured yesterday from Ibiza, an island in southeastern Spain. After planning the location for beauty, … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

10 Breathtaking Night Skies

Over at BBC Earth, they have a collection of 10 stunning night skies on Earth. These photographs show how breathtaking the cosmos above us is, especially the sweeping Milky Way. My favourite image of the bunch is the one shown left … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stormscapes 2

“High plains storms are some of the most beautiful and wild in the world. I spent May – September 2014 photographing all types of severe weather in Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Colorado. This time lapse project is a … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment