Category Archives: Night Photography

Family Flashbacks (18)

With this new year still in its diapers/nappies, I find myself reflecting back on this date in previous years, and this one, sixteen years ago, came to mind. We were happily ensconced in Omaha, Nebraska, and we had had a … Continue reading

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Retraction of the Native

I’m sorry to have to report that I was mistaken regarding the (dare I say it?) nativity of the little mantis nymph in my post two days ago; I didn’t do enough homework. I’m a member of a New Zealand … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (49): Blue Moon of Minnesota

Seven years ago today we had a lovely evening at our cabin for the August full moon which, in addition, was also technically a “blue moon,” although the designation is open to some controversy. It is generally defined as either … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (46): Good Heavens!

Seven years ago today we were at our lake cabin during the Perseid meteor shower and, on that lovely evening, I spent a couple of very meditative hours out on the dock during the night, experimenting with different settings on … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Canterbury Moon at Dusk

My life twenty-four years ago today found me on one of my first journeys to New Zealand. I had finished conducting the day’s business in the vicinity of Greymouth, on the northwest coast of the South Island, and I was … Continue reading

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Shrouded Aurora

I learned yesterday, from Minnesota Public Radio, that there was a good chance that northern lights could appear at night, so I searched for and I found an article (on the MPR website) in which the author recommended photographing across … Continue reading

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And now for something way different–It wasn’t really all that cold, but the weather gods were sending us snow and sleet, accompanied by considerable wind.  Nevertheless, something totally unexpected came into my mind yesterday and whispered that it was time … Continue reading

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Starry, starry, starry night

After an absolutely wonderful couple of weeks up at our northern Minnesota cabin, it’s good to be home again. I will be writing about my adventures in near-future posts, but I feel the strong urge to let you know I’m … Continue reading

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Munising music & moonrise

About three weeks ago, our oh-so-busy summer plans had us driving from Bayfield, Wis- consin to Munising (MEW-niss-sing), Michigan, en route to a huge family reunion near Cadillac that would start the next day. After we’d checked in at our … Continue reading

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Honey moon

A rare conjunction of events occurred last Friday. First, with the sun’s path across the sky at its highest during this month of the summer solstice, the moon is at its lowest, which keeps the lunar orb close to the … Continue reading

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