Profile: John Goldsmith
John Goldsmith is an astronomical photographer, and member of The World At Night, www.twanight.org. His photography is exhibited internationally, and also features in numerous publications including the Australian Geographic Magazine, as well as broadcast media including Chanel 9, Chanel 2, the BBC and Dr Patrick Moore’s “The Sky at Night”.
His style of astronomical photography relates astronomical events to our planet, the earth, via the use of wide angle lenses, natural night illumination scenes and long time exposures.
John’s photography is inspired by contemporary astronomical photographers including renowned Japanese photographer Akira Fujii and Australia’s David Malin (previously based at the Anglo Australian Observatory).
John is the producer of the Celestial Visions astronomical photography exhibition, which has featured at various forums including Central Park Tower, Perth, Scitech, Murdoch University, and Western Australia’s Gravity Discovery Centre.