The featured image is the first decent shot I got of the moon. It was about 54-56% illuminated when I took it last October. If tonight is anything like last night, practically light out, then tonight should be even brighter. Tonight's moonrise is at 18:30'ish, so I should see it pop over the ridge close... Continue Reading →
Let's ponder yesterday's shoot. Remembered everything I needed. Didn't run out of battery. Wasn't injured or threatened. Didn't miss the moonrise. I learnt sumthin. The place I chose to shoot from could be described as the mid level of a valley. It was 600' down to the river and almost 1200' to the top of... Continue Reading →
Ok, this is a scheduled post. Only because I lost track of time and needed to hurry to get setup, if i wanted to catch the moonrise over Rattlesnake Ridge. The ridge is right around the foothills of the cascades and might yield a few good shots. Fingers crossed, I have a mile to hike... Continue Reading →
Someone I used to hang out with, an old neighbor, called this morning. Wanted to know if I wanted to go to a concert with three bands playing. Long story short, I here to do some night photography and sit and armchair supervise the setup.
I have been going through the list of blogs I follow. If there hasn't been a post in 6 months and it doesn't have some crazy cool info I use as reference or entertainment, I cut ties. I am also not a consistantly on the reader and may have missed some of your cool stuff.... Continue Reading →
While out for my trip something happened to me. I don't know what the difference is between feeling and emotion is, but it was one of them. When I headed out yesterday, I only had three objectives to complete. I wanted to find treasure, something Japanese and see what happened to the loggers. Left early,... Continue Reading →
"This book is intended for those who already have a good understanding of how to use a digital SLR camera. You should know how to focus manually, how to get a proper exposure when shooting in manual mode, and how to view and interpret the histogram. I won't spend a lot of time explaining the... Continue Reading →
This post goes out to the folks in the Seattle region of Washington state. The last time we had skies clear enough to get some good night shots, there wasn't a moon to light anything up. Well, I have some good news. Here is my forecast for Saturday (December 15th) night: The sun sets at... Continue Reading →