Cottonwood and stars

stars and cottonwood

A cottonwood tree and the New Mexico sky behind it. A beautiful star photo.

Star trail photo


Star trail photo comprised of 137 photos merged using the stacking program startrails. Each shot taken with a Nikon D90 with a NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8 lens. Taken at f/1.8, ISO 200, 39 second exposures (one second in between each shot).

International Space Station


All it took was a little knowledge, a tripod, a camera, and an alarm clock. Here are several shots I took of the International Space Station this morning from my back yard as it flew by.

On the Widow’s Walk


Our Ocracoke vacation rental had a Widow’s Walk on the roof.

My first star trails

star trails

My first attempt at capturing star trails.