Hunting the sun at night

Tim Yaworski astronomy, astrophotography, aurora, digital photography, film, Fujifilm X series, landsacpe, mentor, photography, RASC, Saskatchewan

My first memory of seeing aurora (more commonly known as “Northern Lights”) was over 30 years ago. Not long after my wife and I married we were driving back home to Alberta from a brief Christmas visit with her parents in Saskatchewan. We were in the middle of a cold snap with the temperature around… continue reading »

Time to Dream

Tim Yaworski 35mm, film, memories, photography

Hanging on the wall above my desk is a most unusual clock. It is a reminder to me of a broken dream of a photographer who never let broken dreams stop him. A lifetime ago (or so 30+ years ago seems) I was working as a store manager for an Astral Photo store located in Edmonton,… continue reading »

My worst astrophotograph and why it is my sentimental favourite

Tim Yaworski astronomy, astrophotography, aurora, Fujifilm X series, meteor, meteor shower, milky way, photography, RASC

My journey to astrophotography was delayed somewhat. I was 14 years old when I got my first 35mm SLR in 1975. At the time I was dabbling in astronomy with an enthusiastic group of members of the Vancouver Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC). They had started an off-shoot club in our… continue reading »