Whilst Michael Benson brings the mystery, fascination and unknown about the planets to the masses. His biography states that his work stands at the
at the intersection of art and science. An artist, writer, filmmaker, book-designer, and exhibitions producer, in the last decade he has staged a series of increasingly large-scale shows of planetary landscape photography internationally. Benson takes raw data from planetary science archives and processes it, creating large-format landscapes. He edits, composites, mosaics, and then finally optimises these images, producing seamless photographs of landscapes currently beyond direct human experience.
What I love about his work is how he bring the planets to life through the use of data to generate images which speak of the mystery and awe of the planets, below are some of his images-