The second full day of my trip saw a very sore Ben with a very unhappy toe. I’d decided the night before that there was no way I could do Franconia Ridge Trail. I spent a lazy morning sitting in the field by the campground having breakfast and taking pictures. I tried hiking along theContinue reading “Franconia Notch – Artists Bluff”
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The beginning of October saw the second iteration of my annual fall vacation to New England. Last year was Acadia National Park. This year was the White Mountain region of New Hampshire. Like before, most of my photos live in the White Mountain National Forest gallery. Also like before, Squarespace doesn’t think native support forContinue reading “New Hampshire”
Milky Way Photo Editing
This post is a breakdown of how I typically edit Milky Way photos. I will typically follow this Lonely Spec tutorial but tend to skip it if I get satisfactory results on my own. .cr2 raw file The first thing I do is exposure, so adjusting overall exposure, highlights, shadows, and contrast via the sliders.Continue reading “Milky Way Photo Editing”
Harper’s Ferry – Loudoun Heights
Friday saw a lovely day hike of the Virginia side of Harper’s Ferry. The Loudoun Heights Lollipop has been on my list of hikes for a while and I finally got tired of waiting on friends to come along. Hiking on a Friday was wonderful, I saw a total of 6 people on the hike.Continue reading “Harper’s Ferry – Loudoun Heights”
White Oak Canyon in October
A few weeks ago was the last camping trip of the season. I had a spot in Big Meadows which is much more centrally located. The only photo I wanted was a sunrise over Old Rag. I did lots of hiking – 3 miles out and back on South River Falls trail, the Bearfence MountainContinue reading “White Oak Canyon in October”
Great Falls Park
Great Falls Park – a National Park Service site on the Potomac – was the first photography outing since I moved my home base to Virginia. The park is a 30 minute drive from my apartment. This morning I spent 3 hours wandering around. The crowd really fills it up around 10:30. I mainly spentContinue reading “Great Falls Park”
Welcome to Downtown Plano – A Time Lapse Experience
This is one of my first big photography related projects. A proper time lapse movie. Between one-hundred twenty and one-hundred fifty seconds long. Inspired by all those short travel video time lapses that are a dime-a-dozen on Youtube.
Caprock Canyons State Park
I took an overnight trip to Caprock Canyons State Park in July, solely for the purpose of photographing the stars. A few of my friends mentioned taking a road trip to New Mexico, and I tagged along for the first leg.
The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017
Just in case you have been living under a rock for the last few weeks, there was a total solar eclipse that transited the entire continental United States.
Infrared (IR) photography is a fun little side project of mine that I do from time to time. No, I don’t have any fancy equipment, like an IR converted camera, or anything like that. For me, IR photography is a natural extension of my love for long exposures.