light pollution

Quick grab your camera, the UK’s starry skies are the clearest they’ve been for ten years

May 18, 2022
Alex Baker

Great news for any UK based astrophotographers, or indeed for anyone travelling to the UK who wants to photograph the night sky. The night sky…

Light pollution is ruining your photos, follow these three tips to minimize it

Apr 11, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

If you live in a city, photographing night skies is a challenge, to say the least. Light pollution affects our photos and makes the sky…

Astrophotographers’ favorite Dark Sky app to become iPhone-only after Apple buys it up

Apr 1, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Dark Sky is a popular weather app among astrophotographers, but it’s soon to become unavailable for Android. Apple has acquired Dark Sky and as of…

America declares its first International Dark Sky Reserve for astrophotographers and stargazers

Dec 20, 2017
John Aldred

Finding somewhere truly dark for astrophotography becomes more and more difficult with each passing day. Light pollution always seems to be increasing. Towns and cities…

Filmmakers shot more than 3 million photos over 150,000 miles to raise awareness for light pollution

Apr 18, 2017
John Aldred

The Skyglow Project took filmmakers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinović on a journey covering more than 150,000 miles. Their goal is to highlight the issue of…

PureNight Premium filter helps astrophotographers beat light pollution

Dec 15, 2016
Dunja Djudjic

When you decide to photograph night sky, the first problem you’ll encounter is most likely to be light pollution. If you live in a city,…

Now is Your Chance to Photograph All Five Visible Planets in One Shot

Jan 20, 2016
Liron Samuels

Of all the planets found in the Solar System, only five of the brightest planets – Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, can be seen…