Travelling to the exclusion zone, Chernobyl and Pripyat

On the 26th April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukraine, technicians began a late night safety test on the No. 4 reactor. The safety test was meant to simulate what would happen and how the technicians would react to a power failure at the power plant, but something went wrong and […]

How to take pictures of the Aurora

I’m no professional photographer, but I can use a camera. Last year I started taking pictures of star trails and recently with the hightened geomagnetic activity we thought we’d have a go at shooting the Aurora whilst it was here. Depending on where you are and at what stage the Aurora is at will determine […]