Capturing Amazing Photos From Space: Astronaut Jeff Williams Explains How it’s Done (VIDEO)

According to NASA Astronaut Jeff Williams, one of his favorite activities aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is taking photographs of Planet Earth. In the fascinating video below from NASA Space Station Live, Williams explains his approach and the equipment he uses, including a Nikon D4 DSLR and a selection of Nikkor lenses from a wide-angle to an 800mm telephoto equipped with a 1.4 multiplier.

After watching the video below,  you can view more amazing images from the International Space Station on Facebook.

Williams, now on his third expedition aboard the ISS, says “You never get tired of viewing the beautiful Planet Earth that is home to all of us.”