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Portrait photo of Paul Wilson, a VAST photographer artist creating very high resolution fine art astrophotographs of the night sky stars and milky way in New Zealand

Paul Wilson

Christchurch, New Zealand
Paul Wilson specializes in capturing the beautiful night sky. He is based in New Zealand, which has some of the best night skies on the planet.

Paul spends many cold nights out under the stars shooting huge nightscape images, gazing up at the night sky emblazoned with light emitting from billions of galaxies.

Companies such as BBC Earth, Futurism, Daily Mail and Unilad, and have featured Paul's work, to name a few. Additionally, his work has generated a huge following on Facebook and Instagram.

He has a close relationship with companies such as Canon, SYRP, Fornax Tracking Mounts, Optolong, and GoPro, always helping them test and refine new equipment.


Awards & Publications

Shortlisted for Astronomy Photographer of the Year  -  Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition, 2018

Grand Prize Winner  -  Harry Williams Astrophotography Competition, 2017

Artistic Prize Winner  -  Harry Williams Astrophotography Competition, 2017

Co-Author  -  "Notes from the Stars" photography book, 2017

Silver Award  -  The EPSON International Photographic Pano Awards, 2017

Bronze Award  -  The EPSON International Photographic Pano Awards, 2015

Press

Wired Magazine  -  An Insane View Of The Milky Way From The Edge Of New Zealand

Shutterbug  -  Paul Wilson’s Spectacular Starscapes Have to Be Seen to Be Believed

Flava  -  The Most Breathtaking Night Skies In The World!

Kolor  -  Paul Wilson Dazzles the World with Stunning Milky Way Shots

Futurism  -  Astronomy Photo of the Day: 6/28/15 — Milky Way & Lake Coleridge

The New Zealand Herald  -  Kiwi photographer's night-sky photos turn heads worldwide

The New Zealand Herald  -  Milky Way puts on a heavenly display of colour and light

The New Zealand Herald  -  Milky Way dazzles in clear skies

Stuff Nation  -  An astrophoto panorama with a difference

Stuff Nation  -  Nightscape a gift from Godley

Milky Way Chasers  -  Paul Wilson Near Christchurch NZ

Queensberry  -  Paul Wilson, Astrophotographer

Futurism  -  Astronomy Photo of the Day: 8/23/15 — “Closer” By Paul Wilson

Daily Mail  -  Photographer captures the Southern Lights dazzling in pink, purple and green hues

Express  -  Starry night! Mind-blowing images of stunning nightscapes will take your breath away