I was once again this week experimenting with photographing stars, the Milky Way and meteors. Warm evenings, no moon, and better yet No mosquitos make this a perfect time for night sky photography. Continue Reading
HDR (high dynamic range) photography has kinda run its course as a trend – I think the effect was so obvious that it lost its lustre pretty fast. I’ve heard so many people groan, “Oh no not another HDR image!” whenever they see the distinctive and obvious HDR look.
And I agree – to a point. HDR can be done with great effect, though, when it’s not totally overdone, like we see most of the time these days.
Here’s an example (of my kind of HDR):
Despite the winter cold it forshadows, Autumn is really a beautiful time of year. Most people would associate the New England states with the most gorious fall colours of all, but right here in Manitoba we do ok too!Continue Reading
Vacation time – the best time to stay up till dawn being mesmerized by the night sky! The moon timelapse series was just the start.
All week I have been up till 3:00 shooting the night sky. With the moonrise occurring very late it’s perfect for photographing the Milky Way.Continue Reading
The prairies have their share of wild weather in the hot months of July and August.
This storm fortunately blew over and didn’t amount to much.
The dark purpleish patch below the helicopter is the mouth of a gorge. It’s the same gorge you see on the left site of the previous photo.
At first glance this massive gap in the mountain side does seem pretty eyepopping…till you look closer at the size on the truck in the on-coming lane – the scale is even more unbelievable.
A massive scar upon the land, land created by unimaginable forces, and for millions of years it was “rock solid”, unchanged except for the impreceptable weathering of nature. And now it just serves to demonstrate that there’s just about nothing some dynamite and an engineer can’t do.