Tag: space

Ten Nikon D5 DSLRs will arrive at the International Space Station tomorrow

Back in August, NASA’s love affair with Nikon cameras made the news when the space agency ordered 53 unmodified Nikon D5 DSLRs that it would use on the International Space Station and for ‘training purposes’ here on Earth. Ten of those D5 cameras are scheduled to make it to the ISS this week. Packed aboard […]

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How to Use Negative Space in People Photography

When it comes to people photography, one of the most common pieces of advice is to “fill the frame” with your subject. In general, this is a good rule of thumb that can dramatically improve your photography right away. However, sometimes rules are meant to be broken, and learning how to use negative space in […]

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Watch From Space as Lightning Lights Up the Moon’s Shadow During the Eclipse

Where did you watch the eclipse? I thought I had a pretty good view, standing on a 180-foot terrace overlooking a forest with the city skyline in the background. It turns out that was nothing compared to the view from the perspective of space. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out […]

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Composition tips: simplification and negative space

Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash Composition is about a whole lot more than the ‘rule of thirds’ or the ‘golden spiral.’ If you really want to understand what makes a photograph stand out, you need to dive deeper into the art of photography and photo composition… which is exactly what Ted Forbes did in […]

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Composition Tip: Give Your Subjects Breathing Space

Composition, in general, can seem like a fuzzy concept to many photographers. Trying to frame an image in a way that “works” is not something that is intuitive, even for people who have been taking pictures for years. And, unlike other aspects of photography — focusing, selecting a sharp aperture, exposing properly — composition has […]

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‘Nikon In Space’ Commemorates Company’s 100 Year Anniversary With Breathtaking Time-Lapse Video

First establishing a business relationship with NASA in January 1971, Nikon fulfilled a contract that put several modified Nikon Photomic FTN cameras aboard Apollo 15 which launched later that year. Since then, Nikon equipment has been on every manned space flight. In this time-lapse video by SmugMug Films, the connected history of Nikon and space […]

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National Geographic and NASA celebrate National Parks with images from space

If you’re unable to take advantage of free National Park entry this weekend, you can still enjoy the grandeur of some of the US’s best-loved National Parks thanks to National Geographic and NASA. To celebrate National Parks week they’ve published some of their favorite photos of parks – from space. We were pleased to discover that […]

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