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The Art of Night – The Photography of Mark Gee

Astrophotography

The Art of Night | Exhibition 2014

The Art of Night | Exhibition 2014 – 5-18 October 2014 at Carter Observatory – this is my first solo photo exhibition, and what an honour it is to be able to have it at Carter Observatory. The relationship with Carter goes back a few years now, to when I was far less knowledgeable about the […]

The Art of Astrophotography

The Heavens Above Palliser by Mark Gee on 500px   A Guide To Shooting the Milky Way   Introduction Welcome to the wonderful world of astrophotography. I first began my journey over 5 years ago, when I saw these amazing images of earthly landscapes beneath endless starry skies posted online as part of the Astronomy Photographer […]

To the Moon and Back

Introduction I have always been fascinated by the night sky and have spent many hours in my life trying to capture it. It may seem easy to just point your camera at the sky and capture an image of it, but believe me it’s not always that effortless. We are travelling through space on planet […]


My Astrophotography Journey – From Novice to Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013

  The highlight of my photography career happened to me recently. I not only won two categories in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013, but I also won it overall. It is something I never dreamed of 4 years ago when I first started out, and it’s quite ironic that it was the images […]

The Art of Night – The Photography of Mark Gee

The Art of Night is a short film of highlights from my astrophotography journey. It contains imagery from when I first seriously started photographing the night sky until recently when I won the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year. Images, time-lapse and video were shot over a period of three years around the Wellington region on […]

Look Up – Front Covers and Bus Shelters

Well I have to say I am quite excited with the exposure my image “Look Up” is getting at the moment. You can find it on bus shelters, the front cover of D-Photo Magazine and as a huge banner on the exterior of Carter Observatory! I headed out to the Wellington South Coast one clear night as I […]