Birds, foxes, clouds, and stars – recent pictures from camping

Hello there! I’ve been camping near my home base (Tallahassee) the past couple of months and hope to widen my radius as the year goes on. To find out more about the adventures I’ve been on so far, click on Camping Stories. Along the way I take photos of things that interest me whether it’sContinue reading “Birds, foxes, clouds, and stars – recent pictures from camping”

Night sky photos with specific settings / astrophotography

I’ve recently recorded some photos of the stars (“astrophotography”) so I thought I’d post a few here with the various settings used. I use a Sony A6600 and all of the photos below are using a 24mm lens and were captured between 11pm and 6am. Unfortunately, as you’ll see in a few photos, the moonContinue reading “Night sky photos with specific settings / astrophotography”

Self portraits and how Hanson’s “MMMBop” probably saved my life

I rarely take photos of myself. I’ve always loved being BEHIND a camera, sure… but not in front of it. When I’m in videos on YouTube something, I have to fight from becoming “Speechless.” It’s embarrassing. Even with photos, only once in a blue moon will I take pics of myself. Then this happened. IContinue reading “Self portraits and how Hanson’s “MMMBop” probably saved my life”

Matthew McConaughey Salesforce Space Commercial – The Music and the Actor

Salesforce has a commercial that’s out of this world. Literally. But it’s also very much in the world. Or on earth? In orbit? I don’t know but here’s the ad. Scroll down for more info… The Actor. The guy playing the astronaut is actor Matthew McConaughey. You may recognize him as the fan cheering fromContinue reading “Matthew McConaughey Salesforce Space Commercial – The Music and the Actor”

Night photography when it’s frickin cold outside

I’m camping around Florida (more on that here) and last night I was determined to get some late night astrophotography. It’s been cloudy for days but the sky opened up late afternoon yesterday, OK it’s on! I reviewed the settings to use in order to get the best starry photographs and every few minutes, ampedContinue reading “Night photography when it’s frickin cold outside”