The universe is a big place. So big that it could give the most priggish person a more human, down-to-earth personality. We're such tiny beings that even our neighborhood, the Milky Way, makes us look like atoms in the expanse of space.

Unfortunately for those living in big cities seeing the Milky Way is a tough task, but for anyone further away from urban madness it's a delight to the eyes. In long-exposure shots we can actually see how enormous the Milky Way is, since we can actually see just of its many arms. And it's great that some photographers appreciate it so much that they take their time taking these fantastic set of pictures. These are the work of Michael Shainblum, Lincoln Harrison and David Lane, three talented photographers that you should really get to know more by visiting their portfolios, simply by clicking each image. I hope you enjoy these, and if you got your own Milky Way pictures, don't forget to share them with us! Cheers. ;)

Galaxyscape by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Galaxyscape by Michael Shainblum

The Galaxy Guides Us Home by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
The Galaxy Guides Us Home by Michael Shainblum

Nature Speaks by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Nature Speaks by Michael Shainblum

Awestruck By Beauty by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Awestruck By Beauty by Michael Shainblum

Serenity by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Serenity by Michael Shainblum

Rolling Hills & The Galaxy Above by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Rolling Hills & The Galaxy Above by Michael Shainblum

Beauty and the Beast by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Beauty and the Beast by Michael Shainblum

Milky Way Meadow by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Milky Way Meadow by Michael Shainblum

Across the Sea of Suns by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Across the Sea of Suns by Michael Shainblum

Dreamland by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Dreamland by Michael Shainblum

Counting Sheep by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Counting Sheep by Michael Shainblum

Strangers In The Night by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Strangers In The Night by Michael Shainblum

Who Needs TV by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Who Needs TV by Michael Shainblum

North Lake Galaxy Glow by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
North Lake Galaxy Glow by Michael Shainblum

Earth And Beyond  by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Earth And Beyond by Michael Shainblum

Pacific Milky Way by Michael Shainblum on 500px.com
Pacific Milky Way by Michael Shainblum

*** by Lincoln Harrison on 500px.com
*** by Lincoln Harrison

*** by Lincoln Harrison on 500px.com
*** by Lincoln Harrison

*** by Lincoln Harrison on 500px.com
*** by Lincoln Harrison

The Rift by Lincoln Harrison on 500px.com
The Rift by Lincoln Harrison

Big Bang by Lincoln Harrison on 500px.com
Big Bang by Lincoln Harrison

Reflection by David Lane on 500px.com
Reflection by David Lane

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I'm Paulo Gabriel, a Publicist by degree and Designer by passion with a taste for the meaningful and emotional. I work at Printi as a Designer and Front-End Developer. Here at Abduzeedo, I always try to bring you only amazing content, things that mean something for me and for those around me.