For three decades I've worked as a Fringineer, blurring the lines between art/media and engineering.

 

It would seem that I shoot a lot of space, astrophotography, sunset, and Comic-Con photos, particularly Star Wars-y stuff.

 

Twitter: @KevinBaird

 

Published / licensed / exhibited images:

 

Geek Girls

San Diego Business Journal article about Leslie Fishlock. (non-paywall credit)

 

My iPhone Piggyback Rig

Several images featured on the Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine's Instagram account during my week-long "takeover" in late 2016, beginning with this one.

 

Phantom/GoPro Camera Quadcopter Drone

Ars Technica article about drone safety and one on PetaPixel.com about commercial drone use.

 

Orion capsule and USS Anchorage

NASA's Orion capsule arrival in San Diego was featured in a Smithsonian Air & Space magazine daily "snapshot"

 

NASA Orion EFT-1 Capsule aboard USS Anchorage

Photographed NASA's Orion capsule for a Planetary Society article on the retrieval of EFT-1 to San Diego

 

NASA's Bill Ingalls snapping our group photo

Space Answers article on NASA photographer Bill Ingalls

 

Perfect Ring of Fire

San Diego County Fair, 2013 Honorable Mention. Also included in Reddit's FAQ on SkyPorn and a Forbes article on the eventual disappearance of solar eclipses

 

Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) and Moon from San Diego

Planetary Society blog post about Comet Pan-STARRS

 

Landsat Atlas V Liftoff

University of Maryland Dept. of Geography article about their participation in the Landsat LDCM project

 

Business End of the Saturn V

San Diego County Fair, 2012 Honorable Mention + Donated Award from The Art of Photography Show

 

3565_RedBullBlur

San Diego County Fair, 2012. 4th Place, Sports

 

Ad Astra

San Diego County Fair, 2012

 

Amy Teitel and Moon Dust

io9 article on a proposed 2020 mission to Mars

 

Mihály Horányi in the CCLDAS Lab

Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at University of Colorado New Media Workshop

 

Red Tide Bioluminescence

San Diego's official Facebook page and the NBC Los Angeles "Worth The Drive" local travel blog, plus mention on blogs of The Washington Post, ABC News, and the LA Times

 

7016 Dark City

San Diego Union-Tribune's curated collection of San Diego Power Outage photos

 

my pic on starwars.com home page

StarWars.com home page

 

7405 Signing the Wall

Rear cover of Qualcomm's 2010 Yearbook of People

 

4055 Eve Selis and Fan

Eve Selis Band Facebook page profile photo

 

0836 Red Camera

Licensed by AVID for use in their 2010 NAB booth

 

6308_surfing

Featured in an art exhibit on water conservation and use

 

lg_336_anaglyph_2

Mars in 3-D article on MSNBC's Cosmiclog science blog

 

International Space Station in the Fireworks

SpaceWeather.com's Fourth of July feature

 

9716 Henderson Cyn Rd Wildflowers

KPBS used this for a story on desert wildflowers

 

2186 Whales & Dolphins & Boats Oh My

Licensed to owner of this boat

 

4454 Ignite Talk - Space Is Boring - Andy Cochrane

Front page of SpaceUp.org

 

Grinch iPhone Apps on Yahoo! Kids

Video featured on Yahoo!Kids

 

2368 Sea Lice

Birch Aquarium photo contest runner-up

 

6616_AirplaneSunset.jpg

Atmospheric Optics Photo of the Day

 

CNN comet

CNN i-Report featuring my time lapse footage of Comet McNaught

 

7568 ISS+Shuttle flyover, Moon, Orion

Time lapse clip on SpaceWeather.com

 

6622_sunset.jpg

SpaceWeather.com

Read more

Showcase

  • JoinedFebruary 2005
  • OccupationFringineer
  • HometownSanta Barbara
  • Current citySan Diego
  • CountryUSA
View all

Photos of Kevin Baird

Testimonials

Have something nice to say about Kevin Baird? Write a testimonial