Jamie Carter is a journalist and author focusing on stargazing and astronomy, astrophotography, and travel for Forbes Science, BBC Sky At Night magazine, Sky & Telescope, Travel+Leisure, and The Telegraph.
Jamie Carter is a journalist and author with two decades experience focusing on travel, photography, the night sky and astronomy. He writes for Forbes, DigitalCameraWorld.com, T3, Space.com, Travel+Leisure, The Telegraph, South China Morning Post, the BBC Sky At Night magazine, Photography Week, Digital Photographer, Teach Yourself Astrophotography and Sky & Telescope magazine.
A frequent traveller for work and pleasure, Jamie is a keen outdoor photographer and loves nothing more than a night in the wilderness under a clear sky chasing the Milky Way. The difference between Jamie and most astrophotographers is that he knows exactly what he is photographing, when best to travel and take the shot, and the incredible scientific stories in every image. See his photos on Instagram.
The author of “A Stargazing Program For Beginners”, Jamie edits WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com and often delivers lectures when hosting eclipse-chasing expeditions for major travel brands.
– Decades of experience working for assignment for publishing houses delivering words and images across a brand range of topics, from Japan’s bullet trains and luxury resorts to road-trips and dark skies in Wales (for VisitWales).
– Hundreds of articles about astrophotography, travel photography and first-person experience of the world’s best destinations for photographers to explore.
– Has taken part in dozens of photography tuition courses around the world including Northern Lights in Finland, astrophotography in Tenerife, landscape photography in Utah, wildlife photography in Namibia and street photography in New York City.
– Frequently reviews the latest camera kit, specialising in action cameras, accessories and camera backpacks for travel photography.
A trained journalist and reporter, Jamie is originally a self-taught photographer who has learned on the job and from the best. He’s taken part in dozens of residential photography tuition courses around the world including Northern Lights in Finland, astrophotography in Tenerife, landscape photography in Utah, wildlife photography in Namibia and street photography in New York City.
Favourite photographer: Nicolas Lefaudeux