Tag: Space

The best astro-photographers

Every year the Royal Greenwich Observatory awards the best astronomical photographer of the year! More than 3,500 pictures from photographers all around the globe are submitted every year. Some days ago a first selection was published. As the name tells us, astro-photography is a method in photography with which you can show stars, fog and ...

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Daily Overview

The experience that transforms an astronaut’s perspective of our planet Earth and mankind’s purpose and place upon it is referred to as the overview effect. The term was first used by Frank White in 1987. Astronauts, who were lucky enough to make this incredible experience, mentioned a shift of perspective related to our planet Earth ...

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The TIME’s “Best of Space Photos 2016”

As some of you may already know, the American TIME always publishes some “best of” lists at the end of every year. I love taking a look at such lists and getting inspired by them. At least when it relates to a category which I also have access to! 😉 For example I got one ...

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The Tiny Cosmos

After the video „The Lion City“, in which the tilt-shift effect has been meaningfully deployed for a change, I wouldn’t have thought to find other videos or photos that benefit from this digital image processing trick that quickly. With so many still and moving pictures I view every day, I have become tired of looking ...

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Website recommendation: Project Apollo Archive

As a hobby-photographer, you’ll often find interesting things to read or see on the internet, but hardly ever anything that leaves you flabbergasted. I was lucky enough to experience that only just today, when I came across the Project Apollo Archive page. It may be simple and tedious to navigate (tiny thumbnails, no gallery or ...