The past couple of days in Southeastern New England have been a bit of a heat wave. And being from Massachusetts, we all know that heatwaves usually break with thunderstorms!
One of my favorite local places to visit is Buzzards Bay Brewing in Westport, Massachusetts. An old farm converted into a brewery. In the summer, the front of the farm is lively and bustling. Come winter, the crowds die down and a few die hard communitarians remain. In this case, not many people were aroundContinue reading “Tree of Light”
Over the past week the moon has been high and it’s been bright out – right up until the summer solstice with the full moon last night. Prints can be purchased at Midnight Shift Photography As usual, I took a late night stroll with my camera near the World War II lookout towers at GooseberryContinue reading “Star Trails as the Storm Rolls in…”
Spending some time out at Horseneck Beach late one night. Horseneck is a great spot that offers up some great sand dunes with those traditional New England beach fences that I love. Edits: brightness, contrast, color adj., and added noise. Meta: 18mm @ f2.8, 25 seconds, ISO 6400.
Lately I’ve been really digging deep into astrophotography. Limitless possibilities to experiment and capture amazing imagery. Caught this exposure the other night during the Perseid meteor shower on Gooseberry Island in Westport, Massachusetts. Can you see the milky way galaxy in the background? Sometimes it’s easy to forget the earth rotates. This is a 10Continue reading “Star Trails”
Spending time out on Gooseberry Island in Westport, Massachusetts last night. It’s one of the few spots in my area with little light pollution. I’m always astounded when I can view upon our distant stars. Last night was extremely amazing due to the Perseids Meteor Shower. Since the moon was nowhere to be seen, theContinue reading “Perseids Meteors”
Today I saw / heard some of the most severe thunderstorms I’ve ever experienced in my life. I was working on my couch mid-afternoon with the windows open listening to some thunder in the distance. Suddenly a bright flash struck above the building across from my apartment. It was so close I felt a waveContinue reading “After the Storm”
I like to adventure late at night when it’s quiet and peaceful… one of my favorite locations in the world, which I’ve been photographing for many years, is Gooseberry Island in Westport, Massachusetts. One of the issues I often run into in Southeastern MA and RI is the amount of noise pollution. The lights fromContinue reading “Milky Way over Buzzards Bay”