The 2018 Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards

The 2018 Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards

In his 1999 book Stardust, British author Neil Gaiman wonders if “we’re human because we look at the stars, or do we look at the stars because we’re human?”. The night sky has always fascinated us and drawn our gaze upwards – so it’s no surprise that it’s the subject of a photography competition organised by the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England. The Insight Investment’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has just recently announced the…

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Cinematic Late-Night Tokyo in Masashi Wakui’s Photos

Cinematic Late-Night Tokyo in Masashi Wakui’s Photos

These photos by Masashi Wakui capture the color and mood of late-night Tokyo. As the “witching hour” approaches around 11 or 12 pm, the Tokyo begins to transform. The city sorts itself between those who plan to stay in the city all night and those who must go home. The last train leaves at 12:30 pm, after which Tokyo becomes a lonely island of neon lights and cinematic moments. See more photos of Masashi on…

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Nightlife in Moscow: Revel in Nightclubs

Nightlife in Moscow: Revel in Nightclubs

Moscow, the capital city of Russia and Russian nightlife. This huge city never sleeps and when the night comes, the party time begins. Here, we collected 77 photos of clubbing lovers from Moscow pubs, bars, and nightclubs.

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Christiaan van Heijst. Amazing Pilot’s Photographs from Above

Christiaan van Heijst. Amazing Pilot’s Photographs from Above

Dutch pilot Christiaan van Heijst‘s photographs capture the views he sees from his cockpit. From the patterns made by the Marho Kotri River Delta in Pakistan, to the amazing colours of the Aurora Borealis over Alaska, his images show a point of view not usually captured. Although van Heijst does not take photographs on every flight, spending up to 100 hours in the air a month means he can find time to work on the…

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Amazing Landscapes and Beautiful Nights of New Zeland

Amazing Landscapes and Beautiful Nights of New Zeland

Jake and Jo Scott-Gardner, aka South of Home, capture the beautiful nights of New Zealand in fascinating photographs. This couple of astrophotographers, based in Queenstown, spent the winter photographing the sky, capturing the Milky Way, shooting stars, meteors, auroras australis and thousands of stars. You can discover all their photos on their Facebook page. We Spent Winter In New Zealand Photographing The Incredible Night Sky We are Jake and Jo – astrophotographers based in Queenstown, NZ who spent this…

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‘Lost America’ by Troy Paiva

‘Lost America’ by Troy Paiva

A stunningly photographed examination of the roadside icons that dot America’s landscape. Lost America celebrates the boom-to-bust towns, aircraft bone yards, and filling stations of days past that were sacrificed at the altars of speed and technology and relegated to windswept desert plains and abandoned fields. The eye-catching and memorable photography is complemented with a succinct text history that details the rise and fall of each subject. The result is an impressive tour of an…

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