There isn’t much analogue photographs about space travel these days but looking at the sky with the naked eye is an activity as old as time. Here are some shots I managed to capture with long exposures and late nights of the galaxies – the most difficult to reach lomocation (for now).
Apollo 13 had about the same computing power as my light meter and they carried NASA issued Nikon’s but these are what I managed to pick up with my Canon A-1 with Fuji 200. Long exposures and a wide angle lens seem to yield the best success. There is a steep learning curve with astronomy photography so many more experiments and constellations to come.
In the first one you can see a satellite, its the white line that runs perpendicular to the stars near the center/right of the sky.
Let this wide-angle wonder shakeup your perspective and grace your memories with gorgeous double exposures. Check out the very best circular snaps from our community for your daily dose of inspiration.
If you stick to your gut and follow your creative goals with grit and determination, beautiful things will happen. See how high school drop out, Noah Agemo, worked his way up to taking stunning street snaps of Kanye West.
One of the many great names in photographic history that ought to be remembered is Maria Austria, a profound figure of the neorealist photography movement. Visit her showcase in Berlin this coming October.
Need help making the most of your free time? We have prepared the perfect guide on how to while away your days with the Lomographic Lifestyle. In this timetable, we’ve organized the Lomographic possibilities you can do as the sun moves across the sky.