Photographic Connections

Ep20 - Andrew Allan: Reconnecting People With Scotland's Night's Sky

August 07, 2023 Kim Grant Episode 20
Ep20 - Andrew Allan: Reconnecting People With Scotland's Night's Sky
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Photographic Connections
Ep20 - Andrew Allan: Reconnecting People With Scotland's Night's Sky
Aug 07, 2023 Episode 20
Kim Grant

Join Kim as she speaks with Scottish astrophotographer Andrew Allan. Andrew has had a deep connection with space from a very young age and loves nothing more than showing others the beauty that can be found in the night sky. From photographing the northern lights to meteor showers, he enjoys it all and shares his passion with others through his social media channels. 

  • Journey into photography
  • Why he loves the night’s sky
  • The magic of being out after dark
  • Inspiring others to reconnect with the night sky
  • Learning astrophotography 
  • Why Scotland is so good for astrophotography 
  • Seeing the northern lights
  • The northern lights in Scotland vs Iceland and Norway
  • Having the passion for astrophotography
  • Never forgetting your first northern lights experience 
  • Why the northern light’s is his favourite thing to photograph 
  • Understanding the power of the Northern Lights 
  • Predicting northern light’s displays 
  • The best places to see the northern light’s in Scotland 
  • Converting his car to sleep in 
  • Photographing the milkyway
  • The unpredictability of aurora hunting 
  • Camera tips for photographing the northern lights
  • Running astrophotography workshops 
  • Not heading out with expectations 
  • Vision for the future
  • Enjoying what’s in the sky every night 

Connect with Andrew:
Website: https://scotlandsnightsky.com/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@scotlandsnightsky
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scotlandsnightsky
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrew_allan22

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Website: https://www.photographicconnections.com/

Join the Photographic Connections community:
https://photographic-connections.mn.co/

Wellness Photography Weekends in Scotland:
https://www.photographicconnections.com/photographyweekends

Follow the journey
Instagram: http:/www.instagram.com/photographicconnections

Follow Kim's photography journey and offerings
Website: http://www.kimgrantphotography.co.uk
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/@kimgrantphotography
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kimgrantphotography

Music by Mark Robinson
Song: A Thousand Lifetimes
Website: http:/www.markrobinsonmusic.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@MarkRobinsonMusic


Show Notes

Join Kim as she speaks with Scottish astrophotographer Andrew Allan. Andrew has had a deep connection with space from a very young age and loves nothing more than showing others the beauty that can be found in the night sky. From photographing the northern lights to meteor showers, he enjoys it all and shares his passion with others through his social media channels. 

  • Journey into photography
  • Why he loves the night’s sky
  • The magic of being out after dark
  • Inspiring others to reconnect with the night sky
  • Learning astrophotography 
  • Why Scotland is so good for astrophotography 
  • Seeing the northern lights
  • The northern lights in Scotland vs Iceland and Norway
  • Having the passion for astrophotography
  • Never forgetting your first northern lights experience 
  • Why the northern light’s is his favourite thing to photograph 
  • Understanding the power of the Northern Lights 
  • Predicting northern light’s displays 
  • The best places to see the northern light’s in Scotland 
  • Converting his car to sleep in 
  • Photographing the milkyway
  • The unpredictability of aurora hunting 
  • Camera tips for photographing the northern lights
  • Running astrophotography workshops 
  • Not heading out with expectations 
  • Vision for the future
  • Enjoying what’s in the sky every night 

Connect with Andrew:
Website: https://scotlandsnightsky.com/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@scotlandsnightsky
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scotlandsnightsky
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrew_allan22

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Website: https://www.photographicconnections.com/

Join the Photographic Connections community:
https://photographic-connections.mn.co/

Wellness Photography Weekends in Scotland:
https://www.photographicconnections.com/photographyweekends

Follow the journey
Instagram: http:/www.instagram.com/photographicconnections

Follow Kim's photography journey and offerings
Website: http://www.kimgrantphotography.co.uk
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/@kimgrantphotography
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/kimgrantphotography

Music by Mark Robinson
Song: A Thousand Lifetimes
Website: http:/www.markrobinsonmusic.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@MarkRobinsonMusic