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Working with Airbus at the Goodwood Speed Festival 2019 – Time Lapse Photography Article

Feature image © Airbus/ Jan Wood. Used with permission.As part of our continued capture of the new Mars rover, we recently built a tailored viewing solution for a special Airbus exhibition at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019.Two of our camera systems are currently installed at the aerospace pioneer’s Stevenage base, capturing as final assembly of the robotic vehicle – officially known as the Rosalind Franklin rover – is taking place ahead of its exploratory mission to Mars in 2020.In addition…

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Why choose time-lapse capture for transport developments? – Time Lapse Photography Article

With the likes of HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail hitting the headlines recently, it’s clear that major investments are being made to improve transport across the UK. How effective is time-lapse photography at showcasing major developments like these?With the recent announcement that the new Prime Minister pledges to back Northern Powerhouse Rail, transport developments remain a priority for the UK.This comes a few weeks after the wider Northern Powerhouse proposal – a government initiative to boost the economic profile of…

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This is How Scientists Colorize Hubble Photos of Deep Space – Photography Article

Every mind-blowing deep space photograph captured by the Hubble space telescope that you’ve ever seen started out black-and-white. So how do we get those amazing technicolor images of the Pillars of Creation or the Bubble Nebula? This short video explains how scientists manage this feat. The video was put together as part of VOX Video Lab, and anybody with a working knowledge of color photography can probably skip over the first couple of minutes. At first, the video explains the…

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Documenting legacies of space travel with photography – Time Lapse Photography Article

Above: credit to NASA for this feature image.Cameras have been there at every step of our discoveries in outer space. We consider the significance of photographic technologies beyond earth.The Apollo 50th celebrations occurring earlier this month marked Apollo 11’s historic flight to the moon back in 1969.Since then, space exploration has continued to flourish, with broader investigations of other planets in our solar system too.Photographing the lunar legacyThe lunar legacy that has since followed American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz…

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Time-lapse video catch-up – what you might’ve missed – Time Lapse Photography Article

With so much content flooding the Internet, it is easy to miss things. Here’s a few of our favourite time-lapse videos fresh from the past seven days.One of the main perks of time-lapse photography is that it grants speed to progress; images are captured at a much lower, regulated frame rate than when viewed together in sequence, thus creating the illusion that time is ‘lapsing.’This is just as effective working close-up with your subject as it is when shooting from…

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NASA Captures the Galaxy’s Biggest Fireworks Show – Photography Article

As photographers in the US are gearing up to capture photos of 4th of July fireworks, NASA has released a gorgeous “fireworks” photo of its own. It’s a shot of a “the galaxy’s biggest ongoing stellar fireworks show” that started 170 years ago. Eta Carinae is a doomed super-massive star 7,500 light-years away that went through a “Great Eruption” in the 1840s that made it the second-brightest visible star in the sky for over a decade — it was so…

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Read Hasselblad’s Moon Landing Press Release from 1969 – Photography Article

This month, Hasselblad is celebrating the 50th anniversary of becoming “the first camera on the moon.” And in addition to sharing some beautiful photos taken of and with the iconic Hasselblad Data Camera (HDC) and Hasselblad Electric Camera (HEC) used on the moon, they also shared a bit of fascinating history: their original moon landing press release from 1969. As the original press release explains, the official anniversary of Hasselblad (and man’s) first trip to the lunar surface will happen…

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ESA Spacecraft to Be First to Intercept a ‘New’ Comet for a Photo Shoot – Photography Article

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced a new mission that will have the goal of intercepting a comet with a special composite spacecraft in order to shoot photos of it. Called “Comet Interceptor,” the spacecraft “will be the first spacecraft to visit a truly pristine comet or other interstellar object that is only just starting its journey into the inner Solar System,” ESA writes. The plan is for the spacecraft to wait around at the Sun-Earth Lagrange point L2…

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This is an Asteroid Photographed from 0.4 Miles Away – Photography Article

After photographing Earth and the Moon from 71 million miles away back in January, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is back again with a new photo of its target asteroid, Bennu, shot from an incredibly close distance of just 0.4 miles (690m) away. OSIRIS-REx captured the shot with NavCam 1 (one of its 3 navigation cameras) on June 13th after executing its second orbital insertion maneuver around the asteroid, which measures about 0.306 miles across (492m) on average. “From the spacecraft’s vantage…

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13 of the Most Popular Photos in NASA’s Archive – Photography Article

NASA revamped its Image and Video Library website in 2017 to make a massive trove of free imagery available to the public in high resolution. Here’s a look at 20 of the most popular shots in NASA’s photo collection. #1. Earth “Behold one of the more detailed images of the Earth yet created. This Blue Marble Earth montage shown above — created from photographs taken by the Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument on board the new Suomi NPP satellite…

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