I went for a walk after dinner last night and photographed the sky reflected in this pond not very far from my home. We have an obligation to notice, capture and share the beauty all around us with others.
There is quite a bit less activity than it was a month or two ago, but we still saw a good variety of birds.
Greenwood Urban Wetlands is a 19 acre park in downtown Orlando and was created in 1991 to help handle the sometimes massive rainwater runoff in the area. The park is right next to Greenwood municipal cemetery, where many of Orlando’s notables have been buried since 1880.
The light was unusual about 15 minutes before sunrise . I don’t think I’ve encountered anything like it before. Strange light at dawn by the dock (3) There were only a few clouds near the horizon. The sky was much brighter than the river and things on it. So bright that I knew it would … Continue reading Strange Light
All of these images were made with a Sony A6600 APSC camera mounted on a NexStar 6SE telescope at prime focus
Comet Neowise and the Great Conjuction in 2020 made me think about the telescope I’ve had in the closet for many years. I’m happy with the images I made of those two events, but I regret not trying to use the scope to photograph them. I’d only ever used it for observing. Photographing through a … Continue reading The Telescope
I doubt many landscape photographers have the south shore of Lake Jesup in Seminole County on their must do list. But local parks are a great resource and we should take advantage of them.
I’d long ago answered this question, but a comment from Frank B. about this image caused me to reconsider some things. Cocoa Beach Pier before dawn Fair warning: This post is a little deep into the weeds. Feel free to look at the photo and move on if it isn’t your thing. But I think … Continue reading Bracketing vs. Graduated ND Filters
It was very nice to visit a place with no sign of the recent hurricanes. Lots of other folks thought so too and were out there enjoying the day.
The first part of my visit to Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge last Tuesday (2/2/16) was about as foggy as I’ve ever seen.