ALLEN MOWERY, DIY PHOTOGRAPHY:
"We’ve seen a lot from NASA over the years, from original space exploration photos to intriguing experiments to some of the most incredible time-lapse footage you will ever watch. Heck, we’ve even witnessed a moon landing Hasselblad go for three quarters of a million dollars! But, we’re talking mere rocket scientists here, not esteemed photographers with an art school education. So how does one go about training an under-qualified PhD to snap photos while on a road trip around the globe at 17,500 miles an hour?
"Intent on proving that anyone can learn to take a picture, Hasselblad, presumably at the behest of the United States government, developed a comprehensive training manual for astronauts. From specific instructions on operating the Hasselblad cameras to basic photography principles, astronauts were put through a crash course before going into space."
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