What if Neil deGrasse Tyson was a photographer?

A series on various historic and prominent figures and how would they see the world if they were photographers.

If he was a photographer and not an astrophysicist and science communicator, how would he capture and present the beauty of physics and science in daily life with the same passion as when speaking about the universe?

For starters, I don’t think he would go for telescope photography, not even star trails or milky ways. He would most probably go for the exciting stuff on earth, exploring the magnificence of physics and science around us, the effects of tides, waves, the atmospheric changes in the sky, the little things that go unnoticed by most people, yet they carry the weight and the beauty of the universe.

He would perhaps capture raindrops and the waves they create in puddles, as rain drops will impact different puddles or surfaces of water differently and short waves and long waves would have a different speed momentum. He would also capture the magnificent process of the transformation of water from a liquid to a solid state in winter.

Perhaps he would capture the stars reflected in a frozen puddle symbolically trying to bring them closer to the masses.

What if Neil deGrasse Tyson was a photographer?
What if Neil deGrasse Tyson was a photographer? imaginary image, Moments Mag

Most probably a minimalistic approach would play an important part in his compositions, where he would emphasise on simplicity in his compositions so as time and space could blend into one composition.

What if Neil deGrasse Tyson was a photographer?
What if Neil deGrasse Tyson was a photographer? imaginary image, Moments Mag

As always, it is a fun experiment.

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