Tag Archives: Night Photography

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve 2012 was clear and cold in Middletown and rather than huddle beside the TV to watch Dick Clark’s postmortem Rockin’ Eve, we ventured out into the darkness of the ranch and lit a bonfire to celebrate. We … Continue reading

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Perigee Moon Over San Francisco

Shot from USF campus at Lone Mountain.  2700 block of Turk Blvd. Without a powerful telephoto lens it’s difficult to capture the moon in crisp detail as it is too bright, but for these shots I think the blurred orb … Continue reading

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Total Eclipse of The Moon

The morning of the latest lunar eclipse I got up at 4:30am and began to long process of capturing the moon’s transformation.  It was freezing that morning, about 20 degrees.  I thought I could tough it out but after the … Continue reading

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Night Oak

As I was wrapping up my last night of shooting at the Sheep Barn I noticed the setting moon shining through the bare branches of this oak tree.  It was sort of an afterthought to stop and try and get … Continue reading

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Sheep Barn #1

Another barn, another night (or nights).  This is the Sheep Barn.  Originally, it was part of the ranch back when Mary Bowcher was the owner.  My dad remembers shearing sheep in this barn in the ’50s when his dad, my … Continue reading

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Sheep Barn #2

On the third and final night of shooting the Sheep Barn I wanted to focus less on the general profile of the barn and more on capturing smaller structural details.  I tried to use light (both natural and artificial) in … Continue reading

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Night Barn (extended version)

Since photography is all about the capture of light, it goes without saying that different lightscapes offer differing impressions of a single subject.  Such is the case with the old barn.  I’d photographed it previously at night, once in winter … Continue reading

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