of DSLR photography has brought a unique opportunity to the world
Ben will speak
about the ability of this growing night photography interest to
connect newcomers to the expansive world of traditional astronomy.
Ben will also share photos and
timelapse videos of our night skies above the landscapes of our
Based out of Portland, Oregon, Ben
Canales' night photography of the stars has been featured on OPB's
Oregon Field Guide, NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day, National
Geographic Travel Photo of the Year, and is a winner of the
contest The World At Night.
Additionally, Ben's work will also
be featured in an upcoming show in OMSI's Kendall Planetarium.
Ben specializes in landscape
photography at night, under the stars.
His style pulls back the focus from
traditional deep space astronomy, instead showcasing the expansive
night sky from a human eye perspective.