Tag: night

August 13, 2015 / Photography

Last night I went up Troopers Hill to watch and take pictures of the Perseid meteors. Unfortunately after 30 minutes I’d only seen one meteor and needless to say, that’s…

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August 9, 2013 / Photography
March 13, 2013 / Photography

Taken from the top of Troopers Hill, overlooking Bristol, while I was actually out looking for the Pan-STARRS comet that should have been visible, but sadly wasn’t, due to atmospheric…

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February 19, 2011 / Photography

Recently I read about taking exposures at night, lasting perhaps ten minutes, and using nothing but ambient moonlight or the general glow of the night sky. It’s supposed to give…

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February 17, 2011 / Astronomy

These photos of the moon were taken three minutes apart each. It’s surprising how quickly the moon moves across the sky! I plan to revisit this idea when the moon…

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January 26, 2011 / Photography
December 11, 2010 / Photography

I spent much of today trying to think of things I could go out and shoot, to try out my new Zorki rangefinder. Unfortunately it got dark and I missed…

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December 9, 2010 / Photography

In my mind, I conceived standing in the middle of a road junction at night, and taking a long-exposure shot of passing traffic using a fisheye lens, so the traditional…

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November 15, 2010 / Astronomy

No, sorry. This is another post about astronomy. What were you expecting?* 😉 I wrote recently about my new fisheye lens. But finding out that their original name was whole-sky…

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October 21, 2010 / Photography

As the title suggests, this photo is of stars at night – but not as we know them! This photo was taken using a cardboard cut-out bokeh filter. It shows…

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