From a warm shelter on the 45th parallel in the northern hemisphere, I observed an orange sunrise above a snow-covered wetland. Later the sun rose to its lowest position in the sky for the year.
"I don't have to have faith, I have experience."The solar trails of the sun are beautifully realized using solargraphy.
― Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth
A solargraph is made from a pinhole camera that records the movement of the sun over many months. Over the course of the exposure, the sun leaves a trail every day.
|Solar trails over half a year at a location in the Andes Mountains.|
"The black moment is the moment when the real message of transformation is going to come. At the darkest moment comes the light."
― Joseph Campbell
|Cerro Paranal in northern Chile|
- Solargraphs of ESO by Robert Fosbury and Tarja Trygg. Astronomical News.
- A Solargraph taken from APEX at Chajnantor. European Southern Observatory.