Star photography in Fryeburg, Maine

Waiting to be known

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. – Carl Sagan Star trail photography really fascinates me. While it looks like the stars are all moving at different speeds, what we’re really looking at is the rotation of the earth on its axis. The axis point is the spot where you can see little to no star movement. The further away from the axis we … Continue reading Waiting to be known

thunderstorm passing over Gooseberry Island in Westport, Massachusetts.

Star Trails as the Storm Rolls in…

Over the past week the moon has been high and it’s been bright out – right up until the summer solstice with the full moon last night. Prints can be purchased at Midnight Shift Photography As usual, I took a late night stroll with my camera near the World War II lookout towers at Gooseberry Island hoping to catch some shots of the full moon… … Continue reading Star Trails as the Storm Rolls in…

Snowy night in Adamsville, Rhode Island

Frozen Night 02

Spent some time driving around late one night after a snowstorm in southern New England. The snow had ended and sky cleared up just after sundown so all the snow froze on the trees. An absolutely gorgeous night. This was taken right on the border of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, in Adamsville. Continue reading Frozen Night 02

perseid meteor shower

Star Trails

Lately I’ve been really digging deep into astrophotography. Limitless possibilities to experiment and capture amazing imagery. Caught this exposure the other night during the Perseid meteor shower on Gooseberry Island in Westport, Massachusetts. Can you see the milky way galaxy in the background? Sometimes it’s easy to forget the earth rotates. This is a 10 minute exposure – meaning I set my camera to take … Continue reading Star Trails