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Whenever we can find ways to shorten the amount of time we spend editing in post-production, it equates to extra time we can spend in the field taking more photographs. As photographers, we should always be striving to take photographs that are as near to the finished product as possible. This means…

from The Huffington Post

The Whole Universe In One Photo

The Whole Universe In One Photo. NASA recently unveiled a new atlas and catalogue of the entire infrared sky, which includes more than a half billion stars, galaxies and other objects captured by the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission. It is comprised of more than 2.7 million images taken at four infrared wavelengths of light, capturing everything from nearby asteroids to distant galaxies.

New Cosmic Photo Reveals Eye-Catching Rosette Nebula - This image taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) shows the Rosette nebula located within the constellation Monoceros (the Unicorn)

The Heart and Soul nebulae are seen in this infrared mosaic from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. The image covers an area of the sky over ten times as wide as the full moon, and eight times as high (5.5 x 3.9 degrees), in the constellation Cassiopeia.

The Wreath Nebula (Barnard 3) glows green in space in this Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) image. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA

The Seagull nebula, seen in this infrared mosaic from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, draws its common name from it resemblance to a gull in flight.

from the Guardian

A celestial angel, a spinning star and a festive wreath – in pictures

Remnants of a supernova explosion, captured by Nasa’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. The explosion that ended the star's life would have been visible on Earth some 3,700 years ago. The expanding shock waves have heated up dust and gas clouds, setting them glowing in infrared


Pictures of the year 2010: space - Hubble, Chandra and Spitzer telescope images

The immense Andromeda galaxy, also known as Messier 31, is captured in full in this new image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE

"Witch Head" Nebula This nebula's name comes from its resemblance to a wicked witch screaming into space. Taken by NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, this photo captures the billowy clouds of the nebula, where baby stars are being made.