Waxing Crescent Moon at Ned’s Lighthouse

On an aimless drive last night I stopped by Ned’s Point lighthouse in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. I happened to get lucky with the position of the Waxing Crescent Moon beginning to set over New Bedford. Order prints of these Ned’s Lighthouse photos at Midnight Shift Photography Ned Point Light is a historic lighthouse on Ned’s Point Road in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. The lighthouse was built in 1838 at a cost of … Continue reading Waxing Crescent Moon at Ned’s Lighthouse

The Milkyway Galaxy above Gooseberry Island in Westport, Massachusetts.

Pathway to the Stars

I found a pathway to the stars and its not too far from home 😀 Aligning the milky way galaxy with particular landscapes can prove challenging since the orientation of our galaxy’s core shifts directions as the months change. Thankfully, in the northern hemisphere, the summer months allow for the best milky way viewing fairly early in the evening. Now if we could just get … Continue reading Pathway to the Stars

Tree of Light

One of my favorite local places to visit is Buzzards Bay Brewing in Westport, Massachusetts. An old farm converted into a brewery. In the summer, the front of the farm is lively and bustling. Come winter, the crowds die down and a few die hard communitarians remain. In this case, not many people were around to witness the majesty of the light display the folks … Continue reading Tree of Light

The USS Massachusetts sits stuck in a sheet of ice at Battleship Cove, in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Stuck in the Ice Two

Spending a frosty evening photographing Battleship Cove, in Fall River, Massachusetts during the winter of 2015. The USS Massachusetts is part of a large collection of naval vessels from World War II. This is the second photo in this series. Check out the first one! Temperature: 10 degrees F. Wind Chill: I couldn’t feel my fingers. Focal Length: 50mm Shutter Speed: 15 s Aperture: f/4 … Continue reading Stuck in the Ice Two

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…