Spectacular Milky Way Awes Photographers

In this inspiring short, Ian Norman and Diana Southern reflect on the process of capturing the incredible night sky through astrophotography. "It puts into perspective just how small ... and precious we are in a short time on this little rock slowly spinning through space," says Norman. Learn more about the techniques used in this video by visiting the filmmaker's website, Lonely Speck.

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