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Cannons on the Potomac
Oak Leaf.
Old muscle meets new muscle
Lunchtime at the zoo
Color Guard at Air Force Graduation Ceremony
The Ground Zero 9/11 Memorial in New York City
Lummi Island, Forest Fire Haze
Mausoleum under the stars
Empire State Building poking through overcast layer
Street Laugh
Shining Liberty
Painting with Sirius
Mama and Baby
blue planet
A Semi Frozen Minnehaha Creek
Koala in Australia
A street vendor
A girl that just wants her breakfast
Boy and his whippet, LENNY
Let's Ride! Excited farm dogs ready to ride an ATV with their owner in Alabama.
Shadow Family
Blue
Home time
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Painting with Sirius

The Universe isn’t ordered or stagnant, and we shouldn’t only show it that way. As an astrophotographer, I believe that there is more than just accuracy, there is art out there. Typically our work is complicated combination of guided motors, stacking software, and CCD cameras, designed to maintain synchronicity with our subject. Instead I allowed the telescope to lag, danced it around, and allowed it to freely move in the wind, and capture erratic motion. I always strive to show people space at it’s most organic--in a beautiful kind of chaos.

TAGS: Connecticut, Nature, Night, Space, Stars

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Clinton, Connecticut, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Samantha Cogar.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
ISO: ISO6400
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