Why Does Space Photography Inspire Us?

Why Does Space Photography Inspire Us?

From “Earthrise” to “The Pillars of Creation” to Mars rover selfies to this year’s image of a black hole, it’s undeniable that space photography captures the attention and imagination of the media and public at large. And space exploration is one area where scientists have successful leveraged photography to market their ideas and discoveries in a way that most branches of science have not.

In this episode of Vision Slightly Blurred, Sarah Jacobs and Allen Murabayashi discuss how NASA’s early adoption of photography shaped the public’s perception, and how today’s off-the-shelf technology allows amateurs to capture stunning imagery of the night skies.

We mention the following photographers, articles, and websites in this episode:

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Allen Murabayashi is the Chairman and co-founder of PhotoShelter.

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