Tim Dodd - Photographer - World Traveler - Space Nerd

I’m a professional photographer based out of Cedar Falls, Iowa and have been at this gig since 2009. The beginning of my career was spent shooting weddings, taking me to 150 different weddings in 16 states and 3 countries. My most recent works are in the spaceflight realm, shooting rockets at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for www.SpaceFlightnow.com or Reddit’s /r/spacex.  You may have also noticed I take pictures of myself wearing a spacesuit under an ongoing photo series called Everyday Astronaut. And most recently, I started teaching a recurring photography 101 class called “No More Auto Mode.”

Humble bragging time: I’ve been lucky enough to see slices of recognition for my work both here and abroad. My Everyday Astronaut series was featured on Instagram in 2016 and it was chosen as Flickr’s featured artist of the week in 2014. You may have seen my stuff on reddit as my photos have been on the front page several times (/u/termderd). My work has been featured on NBC’s the TODAY show, a print feature in The Guardian’s Art & Design section, the cover of “Courrier International” (France), published in EOS Magazine (UK), PetaPixel, Huff Post, CNN, BBC, Reader’s Digest, yahoo news,  Buzzfeed’s top posts, MSN, HLNtv, and Glamour.com. My photos have been published in AP magazine three times, The Sun UK newspaper, BILD newspaper in Germany, The Guardian, Astronomy Today, Ciel et Espace among others.

NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building - Kennedy Space Center - Florida Tim Dodd Everyday Astronaut
NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building - Kennedy Space Center - Florida
Continental Tire Factory - Hanover - Germany abandoned astronaut photoshoot
Continental Tire Factory - Hanover - Germany

Paris France Eiffel Tower Tim Dodd
Paris - France
Countdown Clock - Kennedy Space Center - Florida vintage historic
Countdown Clock - Kennedy Space Center - Florida

Where I've been

26 countries down - 170 to go
Where I
Where I've been



Sony A7RII

(Launch cameras) 1 xCanon 50D, 3 x Canon 40D

Canon EOS-M

Canon 11mm – 24mm F4L, Canon 24mm F1.4L, Canon 85mm F1.2L, Canon 100mm F2.8L, Canon 135mm F.20L, Canon 17mm – 40mm F4L

Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art, Sigma 20mm F1.4 Art, Sigma 50mm F1.4 Art, Sigma 120mm – 300mm F2.8 Sport

Canon 2x Tele converter

3 x Canon 600 EX Flashes

5 x MIOPS sound triggers

Various other lenses for launches

  • $500per hour
  • All images copyright released
  • $100 per hour of travel
  • 1 Photographer
  • Examples
  • $125starts at
  • 3 bedroom
  • + $25 per additional bedroom
  • $1 per mile of travel
  • Aerial photos $50
  • Same day turn around
  • Examples
  • $550per hour
  • 4K video
  • 4 focal lengths available
  • Dual Operators
  • 12 megapixel stills
  • Video edits start at $200 per hour
  • Insured and licensed

Talk to me!

Questions? Inquiries? Ask away! Let's talk space, cars, photography... anything!

Email me!

[email protected]

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