No Light Pollution

Photo credit: Ben Coffman Photography

Ever wonder what the night sky would look like no light pollution? Photograhper Ben Coffman has just the images for you, as he spends his time capturing the majestic and starry skies of Oregon. Based in Portland, this photographer frequently makes stops at the famed Crater Lake and other to snap these awe-inspiring, long-exposure shots showcasing the Milky Way. He says his interest in astronomy stems from…”the collision between the natural and man-made worlds. Popular postcard destinations take on a strange new meaning at night, when crowds ebb, shadows form, and the sky becomes sprinkled with stars.” Above, we see the Yaquina Head Lighthouse like never before. Continue reading for more images.

14. Palouse Falls, Washington

Palouse Falls, Washington

13. False Dusk and Falls, Oregon Coast

False Dusk and Falls, Oregon Coast

12. Oregon Coast

Oregon Coast

11. Aurora Borealis at Trillium Lake, Oregon

Aurora Borealis at Trillium Lake, Oregon

10. Milky Way Silhouette

Milky Way Silhouette

9. Jefferson Park, Oregon

Jefferson Park, Oregon

8. Abandoned House in Oregon

Abandoned House in Oregon

7. Haystack Rock at Cannon Bech

Haystack Rock at Cannon Bech

6. Dalles Mountain Ranch, Washington

Dalles Mountain Ranch, Washington

5. Venus and Jupiter rising, Crater Lake National Park

Venus and Jupiter rising, Crater Lake National Park

4. Lost Lake at Mount Hood

Lost Lake at Mount Hood

3. Lyrid Meteor Shower at Crater Lake

Lyrid Meteor Shower at Crater Lake

2. Jefferson Park, Oregon

Jefferson Park, Oregon

1. Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

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