Connecting to the Stars

Connecting to the Stars

With a little help from my friend Scott Martin (previous post) I met with a private star this night in July 2012 between Yosemite and Mono Lake.

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Midnight over Half Dome

Midnight over Half Dome

I am squeezing in all of my favorites of 2012 before the year is over into this blog. This is an hour and a half of moonlight and stars over Yosemite’s Half Dome from Glacier Point. June 30, 2012. You can even see climber’s lights at the base of the vertical wall of Half Dome. I could have stayed all night. Next time I will.

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Racetrack Stars

RACETRACK STARS: lit only by starlight, I was on a moonless night in April, in the high desert of Death Valley National Park on the Racetrack Playa (~4000 ft. elev.).  A 20 minute exposure combined with several of shorter duration.  Canon 1D Mark IV and 14mm f/2.8 lens.

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For my father

An adaptation of my photograph from 1969 in Pelican Bay, Santa Cruz Island, California.  Santa Barbara 20 miles away on the horizon.  Every weekend we would come, my teenage friends and I, in my father’s 29 ft. sailboat, SEA COLT.  We brought half the food we needed and spent the rest of the day in […]

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Perception and Art

2009 is a great time to be in photography.  The quality of the equipment and the software to process images has improved dramatically in the past 15 years.  I find that my mind coached with training of what these tools can do, has even altered my perceptions of the way I see the world.  I […]

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