Circumpolar stars over Arches National Park

After capturing my late night star trail photos in Arches National Park earlier this month, the battery in my Canon 60D was nearly empty. But that didn’t stop me from … Continue reading Circumpolar stars over Arches National Park

Camping under the stars and a full moon

The last time I slept in a tent in a real camping situation, some wicked strong wind was blowing down our tent in the middle of the night causing my … Continue reading Camping under the stars and a full moon

Capturing the super moon with leaves in silhouette

Making the best of an unexpected situation can sometimes be the only way to go. While camping at Jordanelle State Park on Friday night, I was expecting to capture some … Continue reading Capturing the super moon with leaves in silhouette

CTE Weekly Photo Challenge: N is for Night

I really wish I could do night photography better. Mostly, I am constrained by life. In order to truly get the star photographs I want, I need to go out … Continue reading CTE Weekly Photo Challenge: N is for Night

Star trails in northern Utah

The other day I came across a fellow blogger (DailySnaps2012) who had shared some nice star trail photos she had taken last week. Star trails and night photography are some … Continue reading Star trails in northern Utah