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Milky Way–8-4-2019

When I come home, clear nights are for going out and checking out the lovely light show that is our universe.

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I did drag my wife with me for some of it and she sat in the car.  Smile – but she came! 

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I did a lot of fiddling with lights and exposure and trying to get more than trees as my foreground.  I think some worked, some didn’t, but its all a learning process!

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I am super happy with some of them.  Some I wish they’d turned out better, but its all in the fun of it and the adventure!

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Milkyway–07-07-2019

Being home means dark nights and not having to go to far for milkyway pics.  I wanted to head up to the mountain overlook, 1 – I don’t have an ATV anymore and 2 – the milkyway would have been out of sight from that vantage point. 

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See those bright yellow streaks?  Those are fireflies!  Yes I got photobombed by fireflies.  Which was, sort of cool!

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A lot of shooting stars this time around, as well as the “red” streaks which I suspect are satellites.  It was also hellva windy which made the trees move.  I went back and forth between 20, 25 and 30 second shots. 

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Jupiter was also out and about last night.  These were all taken within less than a mile from home.

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I then plopped myself in a potato field and took the last batch of pics.  I was getting slightly tired and cold!  But a great night over all, fireflies and all!

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Thrifting and Night Shoot 6-22-2019

My sister in law, Vic, loves old stuff! and I love going out and looking for it…..

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I hit up several places, talked to some people, and found a lot of what she was looking for!

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Often she has to send me examples of what she is looking for because I have no clue Smile

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I then took a nap (I know right!) and headed out to chase the millkyway.  It was super elusive this time around!  That’s okay I got the crab nebula in a few photos and then the moon rose and washed it all out!

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I have to admit, the world looks vastly different in the dark of night. 

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08-06-2018

Before this I’ve never taken a night photo.  I didn’t have tripod.  I had no clue about the settings.  I winged it!

 

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Night Stars and Lilies–8-18-2017

I tried my hand at a few night shots – I need to get a trigger bulb!  No way outta that!  Next investment Smile

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I was heading to a patients home and found this little off set lily pond!

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