Working In… ART — Astrophotographer

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The Working In… series compiles a selection of fascinating STEM jobs in a multitude of fields. They are designed to highlight the variety of STEM careers available to students that they may not have considered, or been aware of before now. Find out where your future career may lie here.

Paul Haese works as an Astrophotographer, taking photos of the galaxy for others to see the beauty in space.

In this film, he talks about why he does this, and his early inspiration as a child to show us that there are careers that combine both art and STEM.

This article is well suited to Year 5, 8, 9, and 10 Earth and Space and Physics students who are learning about space and the Universe. It provides an excellent example of a career in which science is creative and is applied alongside art.

Working In… Art — Astrophotographer

Video Length: 4:06 mins

This video is part of our Working In… series. See more in the series here.

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Years: 5, 8, 9, 10


Earth and Space Sciences –The Solar System

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – Earth in Space

Physical Sciences – Energy


5 & 8-10