Tag Archives | night photography

Moonlit Mount St Helens

Moonlit Mount St Helens with lupines in the foreground taken from Johnston Ridge Observatory. Night photography is a lot of fun but can be a challenge, even on a bright moonlit night, but the results can be dramatic. The breeze made this shot a challenge, while the moon light threatened to shine too bright and […]

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Moonlight and Flowers on Mount St Helens

Moonlight and Flowers on Mount St Helens With about 50% moonlight I set up this shot at Loowit Viewpoint near the Johnston Ridge Observatory at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. The clouds above the mountain created a great fan like effect. I used a short tripod to include […]

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The Perseid Meteor Shower 2016

This is a composite that took 360 images taken as 30 second exposures over a three hours period of time layered over a single 30 minute exposure. The secret to this shot was to be patient for three hours as the camera snapped away its 30 second exposures first, and then in post processing the additional patience […]

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Oregon Aurora

Oregon Aurora – The Northern Lights in the Pacific Northwest There once was a day when I was asked, “What would be your dream shot?” I replied that my dream shot or the impossible shot would be the aurora over Mount Hood, Oregon. Since then Earth has passed into the peak of the solar cycle known as […]

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