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Concentric contemplation

Astroimager Adam Block challenges you to consider the celestial images you create as art as well as science.
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Astrophotography is a complex subject with facets that are tedious and technical as well as subtle and sublime. In this article, I would like to steer clear of the technical side of things and instead consider this kind of photography as an art form that permits expansive degrees of freedom in creative expression.

In the course of processing an image, I find myself deconstructing it into elements that are beautiful even when extracted from the whole. Details, colors, patterns, and even conceptual elements all play a role in the final result. Some objects are captivating not because of their visual appeal, but instead for what they represent.

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