The Art of Night – The Photography of Mark Gee


After Dark

After Dark – Astrophotography Time-lapse

I spend many hours under the night sky photographing the stars above. This time-lapse video is a collection of some of my most memorable experiences under the stars over the past year. All of the footage you see here was shot in the Wellington region on the North Island of New Zealand. I put this […]


TEDx Christchurch – My Big Moon and Astrophotography Talk

Last month I headed down to the TEDxChristchurch event to talk a little about that moon video, and what astrophotography means to me. You can check the video of the talk here: And remember – take the time to stop, look up and enjoy – our night sky is one simple but amazing thing […]

Mark Gee on top of the Tararua Range on the North Island of New Zealand setting up for a time-lapse.

Artist Profile – Mark Gee Astrophotographer

Earlier this year I was approached by The Learning Connexion, who asked if they could do an artist profile on me. The 17 minute doco they produced is a personal insight into my life as an astrophotographer. From Full Moon Silhouettes to Astronomy Photographer of the Year, I cover topics such as location scouting and […]

A shot from City Lights to Dark Skies of the Milky Way over the Wairarapa region in New Zealand

City Lights to Dark Skies – International Dark Sky Week 2014

‘City Lights To Dark Skies’ is my contribution to this years International Dark Sky Week, which runs from the 20 – 26 April 2014. I spend a lot of time photographing the night sky and have seen many of the negative effects that light pollution can have. So I thought one of the best ways […]


Moon and Sunrise – The Byron Bay Experience

Byron Bay is situated in Northern NSW on Australia’s east coast. I grew up not too far from here and for me, Byron would have to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. I loved going there when I was growing up, and I still do love going there now, and it’s […]

The Art of Night - The Photography of Mark Gee

The Art of Night – The Photography of Mark Gee

The Art of Night is a short film of highlights from my astrophotography journey. It contains imagery from when I first seriously started photographing the night sky until recently when I won the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year. Images, time-lapse and video were shot over a period of three years around the Wellington region on […]


Full Moon Silhouettes

Full Moon Silhouettes is something that I’ve been wanting to capture for a over a year now. The video is a real time capture of the moon rising over the Mount Victoria Lookout in the capital city of Wellington, New Zealand. On the evening of the 28th January 2013, after a lot of planning and […]

A work in progress – Strapless Kitesurfing Video

Strapless kitesurfing in Wellington, New Zealand from Mark Gee on Vimeo. Every now & then I have the chance to get in front of the camera instead of the one standing behind it shooting the action. This time round I was being filmed by Simo from Stikman Films for a short kitesurfing video for my […]

Surfing footage test using the canon 7D

Canon 7D surfing footage test from Mark Gee on Vimeo. I recently shot some surfing footage at Lyall Bay in Wellington, New Zealand to test out the video capabilities of the canon 7D. I was shooting stills all day & I just switched it over to video mode & shot some video. All manual focus […]

The Lyall Sessions – Kitesurfing Lyall Bay

The Lyall Sessions from Mark Gee on Vimeo. The Lyall Sessions was a bit of an experiment using the video mode of a consumer grade still camera set up on a rig attached to the kite-surfing kite. The result, while not broadcast quality, was quite nice considering what it was shot with. I spent a […]