Red-Light Selfie by Randy Hoffmann
Red-Light Selfie (Randy Hoffmann)
Red-Light Selfie by Randy Hoffmann

Photo of the Week for September 23, 2016 Most of the images we showcase here portray the splendours […]

Photo of the Week for September 23, 2016

Most of the images we showcase here portray the splendours of the night sky, but every once in a while we like to present a picture that provides a sense of what recreational astronomy is all about. Toronto, Ontario, photographer Randy Hoffmann’s self-portrait does a nice job of that. The red-light illumination, treed surroundings and Milky Way overhead effectively convey the essence of an enjoyable night under the stars with a telescope.

Red-Light Selfie by Randy Hoffmann
Red-Light Selfie (Randy Hoffmann)

Randy used a Canon EOS 6D DSLR camera equipped with a 24mm f/2.8 lens for this single, 15-second exposure at ISO 1600, captured at the Toronto RASC’s E.C. Carr Astronomical Observatory near Collingwood, Ontario.

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