Tag: sky

May 11, 2012 / Photography

This week’s Photo Challenge was stormy skies. Unfortunately the weather in Bristol has been grey and overcast – lots of cloud, but nothing dramatic. So I decided to resort to…

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April 4, 2011 / Photography

This weekend I popped home to see my mum for Mothering Sunday. Mothering Sunday brought with it a visit to church, where I spotted the sunlight glancing off the bevelled…

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March 7, 2011 / Astronomy

Sorry for the unoriginal post title – I’m trying to avoid having yet another post entitled stars at night, heavenly bodies, or anything else clichéd. In Bristol, the light pollution…

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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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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 11, 2010 / Astronomy

This photo was composed from 329 exposures, each of 30 seconds, for a total of nearly three hours of shooting. It’s a view of the night sky over Bristol, looking…

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September 12, 2010 / Photography
June 20, 2010 / Photography

This photo was actually taken on a beautiful, sunny day. I used a red filter to darken the blue sky and bring out the clouds.

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May 20, 2009 / Photography