Lachlan MacDonald's Film AstroPhotography Gallery


Comet Hyakutake
5 minute unguided exposure on Kodak Gold 100 film using a
28mm lens at f/2.8 from Wiruna. (1996)

Sagittarius Star Cloud
20 minute hand-guided exposure on Kodak Gold 400 film using a
50mm lens at f/2.8 from Mt. Kaputar near Narrabri. (1992)

The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)
20 minute hand-guided exposure on Kodak Gold 400 film using a
50mm lens at f/2.8 from Mt. Kaputar near Narrabri. (1992)
(Note:- The dark vertical line is a Repeater Station Antenna, not a mysterious dark nebula!)

The Crux - Carina region
20 minute hand-guided exposure on Kodak Gold 400 film using a
50mm lens at f/2.8 from Mt. Kaputar near Narrabri. (1992)

The Constellation of Orion
5 minute unguided exposure on Kodak Gold 100 film using a
28mm lens at f/2.8 from The Wollemi National Park (Mar/Apr, 2001)

The "Aurorae Australis" rising over "Red Rocks" in the Wollemi National Park
15 minute unguided exposure on Kodak Gold 100 film using a
28mm lens at f/2.8 from The Wollemi National Park (Mar/Apr, 2001)

"Suburbia"
Taken in suburban Baulkham Hills in Sydney's west
120 minute exposure on Kodak Gold 100 film using a
50mm standard lens at f/2.8
This photo shows star trails, almost hidden by the light pollution in Sydney's sky,
as well as the trails left by aircraft and by a satellite