Skip to main content

We are Made of Stardust

Taking photos in low light is different for me. I am either alone with the stars within nature, feeling completely vulnerable as I most likely wouldn't hear wildlife or threats approaching. Or, I'm with friends in which communication becomes difficult, since I read lips. A phone or headlamp is held up to a person's face so that I can talk to them rather than yelling or talking softly in the nighttime.

Often, if I am camping with people, talking in the darkness is a normal social situation. Since it is really difficult for me to be a part of this, I'll often sneak away with my camera to be alone with the stars. Photographing the night sky brings relief to the social anxiety and isolation I feel in these moments.

I have always been so mesmerized by the night sky. It is the reminder that there is so much out there we don't know about. It is the reminder of how small we are. It is a reminder of where we come from.

Unique items
Total items
Sep 2021
Creator earnings