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Airglow in New York City with an infrared camera

New York City’s Invisible ‘Airglow’ Comes Alive in Infrared

Airglow, not to be confused with auroras, is a colorful atmospheric phenomenon typically visible to typical cameras only in very dark and clear night sky conditions. The sky above New York City definitely doesn't qualify as "dark," but that doesn't mean it's impossible to photograph airglow, as Ty Buckley has shown in new YouTube videos.

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Infrared Portraits of NFL Players Bring Their Tattoos to Life

Professional sports photographer Carlos Gonzalez has been shooting player portraits for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings for many years for The Star Tribune's annual season preview. Most years, alongside traditional portraits, Gonzalez tries a second camera setup for something experimental and different.

Comparing Webb’s First Photos to What Hubble Saw

NASA has finally published the first colorized, full-resolution photos captured by the James Webb Space Telescope and the detail and resolution of the images is incredible, especially when compared to the images of these same cosmic objects captured by Hubble.

Infrared District: When Nature Confronts Urban Development

Financial districts are more known for their buildings than for their parks: from the Financial District of NYC to the City of London, these places are synonyms of concrete, steel, and glass, not parks or flowers.

Remembering Ansel Adams Through the Life of One Student

Ansel Adams was born on February 20, 1902, in San Francisco, California. An exceptional photographer and environmentalist, he is best known for his iconic black and white images of the American West.