Photographer Andrew McCarthy has recently published a breathtaking image of the Solar System. The photo is a composite made from the images he took, but what makes it even more impressive is that all the photos were taken from his own backyard. Andrew shared some details with DIYP and explained how he got all the photos, as well as the final image.
Not that using timelapse photography techniques to capture the abundant natural beauty found here on earth isn’t awesome, but this use of the technique is pretty incredible in it’s own right. When two filmmakers, Alex Gorosh and Wylie Overstreet, decided to make a to scale version of our solar system–something that had never been accurately pictured prior to the timelapse you’re about to witness–they headed to Black Rock Desert, where they found all seven miles of open land they’d need to pull the timelapse off. [Read More…]