In the last of the Justin Mott series, we put renowned wedding, street and commercial photographer Justin Mott to the test with a genre of photography he’s never attempted before – Astrophotography, with the guidance of award-winning astrophotographer, Mark Gee.
EOS 5D Mark IV, EF11-24mm f/4L USM lens, f/4, 30sec, ISO6400
Home to some of the darkest skies in the world, Kudat, located in the northern tip of Borneo, is an unexplored astrophotographer’s dream. Facing the Sulu Sea, picture miles of untouched coastlines, dense tropical rainforests and pristine beaches. While known for attracting divers and scientists from the world over, this secluded location boasts clear, starry skies from which the milky way and even the galactic core are visible to the naked eye.
EOS 5D Mark IV, EF11-24mm f/4L USM lens, f/4, 2sec, ISO1000
Go on a camping trip with Justin and Mark as they brave the elements and trek in absolute pitch darkness in an attempt to capture the majesty of Borneo’s night sky. Along the way, pick up some useful tips and techniques that are sure to kickstart your astrophotography journey.
EOS 5D Mark IV, EF11-24mm f/4L USM lens, f/4, 1.6sec, ISO3200
Watch the video here:
EF11-24mm f/4L USM
This article is part of “The Road To The Stars” series. Read more articles from this series from:
The Road To The Stars – Justin Mott Shoots Astrophotography For The First Time
The Road To The Stars – Mark Gee Reviews the EOS 5D Mark IV for Astrophotography
The Road To The Stars – Hack Your Way To Astrophotography
The Road To The Stars - Astrophotography in Kudat
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