Gorgeous Nightscapes Illuminated by Bright Stars and Galaxies

In this series, astronomy photographer Tommy Richardsen invites his viewers to sit back and enjoy these captivating night landscapes filled with the magical wonder of the universe. The images feature billions of twinkling stars overhead naturally mixing together with a variety of soothing colors and silhouetted mountains in the distance.

As the glowing illumination of the Northern Lights fills the sky, the Norway-based photographer is there to document the stunning scenes, saying, “It's rarely a dull day with a camera in hand.”

Richardsen captures the images in-camera and then uses just a touch of post processing to correct color and add contrast. In each mesmerizing photo, he invites his viewers to escape out of the chaos of everyday life and pause to reflect upon the breathtaking beauty of nature. The final results seem like vibrant, dreamy watercolors streaking across the night sky.

Tommy Richardsen on DeviantArt
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