Category Archives: Astrophotography

Orion

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

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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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Milky Way Goodness

It’s not as dark as out west or far northern MN, but I’m really grateful that on a good night I can see the Milky Way from my backyard.

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Lighting the Tombolo

The Superior Hiking Trail Lakewalk Tombolo last July. I used a flash to light the Tombolo itself which gave me the benefit of freezing a wave also.

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Fun with Flashlights

The Big Dipper from the dock at Ninemile Lake last July.

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Crescent Moon

It was clear a couple nights ago so I stepped out on the deck for a few minutes to shoot the moon.  It’s nice when you don’t have to travel to get a shot like this.

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The Road to the Stars

This is from July. I came up with the concept for this shot a couple of weeks in advance of the the trip and I was really happy that I got the weather and found a good spot to make … Continue reading

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