Brilliantly Clear Nightscape Photos by Nicholas Roemmelt

For the Austria-based photographer and dentist Nicholas Roemmelt, inspiring nature scenes start in his own backyard – all he has to do is strap on a backpack and walk toward the mountains. From it and other travels, he captures gorgeous images of tranquil, scenic views. His nightscape photography reveals a countless amount of bright stars set against a dark, brilliantly-purple and blue sky.

Roemmelt says that he fell in love with working at night because it seems to have its own rules and a magical appearance. This type of photography has long exposure times and requires the patience of the photographer. It's well worth the trouble, though. The results are pictures of the galaxy uninterrupted from urban light pollution as well as majestic rock formations that have an incredible presence once the sun goes down. In a fast pace world that always seems to be on the go, these images remind us to slow down and admire just how beautiful the world looks.

Nicholas Roemmelt website and 500px page
via [Illusion]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met, Manager of My Modern Met Store, and co-host of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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