New portable Sony speakers and a 16th birthday party playlist

I’ve written about playlists created on Spotify and often write about music, whether it’s in a commercial or a song that I really like. But how can you listen to a song without speakers? Sure, you can listen through the speakers in your computer, phone, or your car stereo. But for me, it’s something specialContinue reading “New portable Sony speakers and a 16th birthday party playlist”

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”

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”

Favorite beach photos from the Daytona area

For most of January I’ve been doing a little tour around the central Florida area. It’s been a blast, with only a few hiccups. Mostly just getting called out by a lifeguard for having my dogs on a beach where they aren’t welcome, as well as staying at an RV park (my first ever) thatContinue reading “Favorite beach photos from the Daytona area”

Kentucky Sunrise

From Nashville I drove up to Louisville recently, before the sun was even up! I will claim I’m not a morning person but years of having a real job has me in the habit of waking up early whether I want to or not. With that said, this particular morning was AMAZING. Not because itContinue reading “Kentucky Sunrise”