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  • Writer's pictureMick McMurray

Starry Nights: A Gallery of Nightscape Images

Updated: Jul 13

Welcome to our Night Sky Gallery, a collection of breathtaking nightscape images that capture the beauty and wonder of the night sky. The stars, moon, and Milky Way are all sources of inspiration that have captivated us for centuries. In this gallery, we showcase a variety of night sky photographs, including images of the Milky Way, star trails, and full moon. Each photograph has been carefully captured to reveal the intricate details and colors of the cosmos, providing a unique glimpse into the vast expanse of the universe. Whether you are a seasoned stargazer or simply intrigued by the night sky, we invite you to take a journey through our gallery and experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the cosmos.

hoodoo silhouette and the Milky Way
Toad stool hoodoos of the Paria Rimrock

Ancient Bristlecone Pine light painted with the milky way
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

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Upper Yosemite Falls lighted by moon light with stars in the background
Upper Yosemite Falls

red and purple neon Joshua trees at night
Joshua Tree National Park

Comet Neowise with trees in the foreground
Comet Neowise

Photographing cityscapes at night is an exhilarating endeavor that unveils a whole new dimension of urban beauty. As the sun sets and the cityscape transforms into a sea of glittering lights, a magical atmosphere takes hold. The towering skyscrapers, illuminated bridges, and bustling streets create a symphony of colors and reflections. Each building becomes a unique piece of architecture, showcasing its distinct personality against the night sky. The interplay of artificial light sources, from street lamps to neon signs, adds depth and character to the composition. The contrast between the darkened sky and the vibrant cityscape creates a captivating visual spectacle. In San Diego, you have the harbor and the reflections in the water to add an extra dimension to the image.

Comet Neowise at night with the full moon and reflections in the bay
Comet Neowise

3 Wise Men, Sheep Rock, and the Tower of Babylon at sunset
Arches National Park panorama showing the 3 Wise Men, Sheep Rock, and the Tower of Babylon

Ancient Bristlecone Pine light painted with the milky way
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Arch Rock at Joshua Tree National Park at night with a hiker and the milky way
Arch Rock at Joshua Tree National Park

Photographing our national parks at night is a remarkable experience that allows you to witness the majesty of nature in a completely different light. When the sun sets and darkness descends, the national parks transform into sanctuaries of tranquility and celestial beauty. The vast expanse of the night sky becomes a breathtaking canvas adorned with a tapestry of stars, constellations, and the ethereal glow of the Milky Way. The towering peaks, deep canyons, and serene lakes provide a stunning foreground against this cosmic backdrop. Included in these images are scenes from Arches, Joshua Tree, Yosemite, and Voyageurs national parks along with other locations.

Joshua Tree at night with the milky way
Joshua Tree National Park

the northern lights at Voyageurs National Park with a boat dock
Voyageurs National Park

11 circuit labyrinth just east of San Diego with the milky way
11 circuit labyrinth


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