Category Archives: Astrophotography

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. Advertisements

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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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Don’t Forget To Turn Around

These are from the shore in front of a rented cabin on Lake Superior.  The air over the lake was a little misty so the Milky Way wasn’t as defined as I was hoping, but it was still pretty nice. … Continue reading

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Milky Way on the Deck

The humidity was low last night and made for an amazingly clear night for being in town.  I just had to jump out on the deck and take a few quick shots of the Milky Way.  Not quite as dramatic … Continue reading

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The Hunter

Orion was watching over the yard a few nights ago.  The clouds are lit by a little town a few miles to the south.

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Eclipse

I had a few spare minutes to try and capture the eclipse through the trees in my backyard. Even with a 10 stop filter, it was still too bright to get a sharp sun, but I had the bonus of … Continue reading

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2014 Fall Color Workshop – Night

We had to reschedule our night session due to clouds.  We were rewarded with a dead calm, crystal clear night.  As a huge bonus we were treated to one of the best northern light shows I’ve ever seen.  We shot … Continue reading

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