Sky Impressions

Here are my favorite “Sky Impressions” from my recent Canada trip. Watching a nice sunrise or sunset, or the time in between, the twilight, is every time a new experience. But what attracts me more and more is watching the stars by night and photograph them. It´s a whole new story for me and there are so many things to learn about “Astrophotography”! Yes, a whole new approach to photography I´m just starting with. Did you know that you can modify your dlsr-body into a body for astrophotography? And that you can use your camera on a telescope (well, with a special mount), and take longtime exposures without getting startrails? That´s just the beginning of it! And that gives me the opportunity to combine my hobbies: photography, traveling, astronomy and studying old cultures! http://www.photomeeting.de/astromeeting/himmelsfotografie_.htm  is a very good site (in english) of German astrophotographer Stefan Seip and http://legault.perso.sfr.fr/ , a french astrophotographer with incredible images (also in english). Enjoy!

 

Moonset @ Waterton Lakes NP

 

Dawn @ Waterton Lakes NP

 

Dawn @ Abraham Lake

 

Ice crystal clouds @ Abraham Lake

 

Venus at dawn @ Maligne Lake

 

Startrails with Orion @ Wells Grey PP

 

Dusk @ British Columbia

 

Dusk @ BC

 

Dusk @ BC

 

“Blue Hour” (dusk) @ Kamloops

 

Dawn @ Golden

 

Kamloops at night ( not a “sky impression, but it fits good in here)

 

“I do not travel to reach a goal, but to move forward.

I travel because of travel.

The movement is most important.” 

(R.L.Stevenson, english author, 1850-1894)

 

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4 thoughts on “Sky Impressions

    1. wernerpriller

      Thanks, Wayne! Yes, those shots are what I´m looking after! Next thing I´ll get is a telescope…..

      Reply
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