Category Archives: Astrophotography

Island of Light

The view from our campsite on Two Island Lake. Advertisements

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Milky all the Way

The night sky gets reasonably dark in Red Wing and you can capture a decent Milky Way. but nothing like northern MN on a clear night. These were just after midnight on 7/24. We got the bonus of a little … Continue reading

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More Clouds

Moonlit clouds off the back deck last night.

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Playing At Night

Glen Avon Falls under a full moon about 11:30 PM.

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Orion Chasing The Moon

This is Orion chasing the moon across my back yard. I shot this with my Samyang 14mm f/2.8 that I bought specifically for night sky work. I’ve never stopped it down below f/2.8 before. This shot is at f/8 to … Continue reading

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Orion

Hazy clouds didn’t stop Orion from shining through and keeping an eye on the back yard.

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Still Yet Another Backyard Milky Way

The air was nice and clear so I thought I’d try a portrait version of the Milky Way from the back yard.  It’s convenient when you only have to walk 20 steps and set up. 😉

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Fooling Around at Night

Here’s a couple more shots light painting on the Beaver River under moonlight.

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Another Milky Way

The Milky Way from my back yard with no clouds this time.

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Moonrise

This is moonrise over the Beaver River at Glen Avon Falls.  There was barely enough darkness left to catch a few stars.

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