Thanks for visiting these occasional notes about my photography. They explain some of the background related to the photographs, information about their location or circumstances and some of the technical details about capturing them. Feel free to leave comments or ask questions.

Perseid Meteor Shower

August 23, 2021
I spent the night of August 11-12 by Yellowwood Lake in Brown County to view and photograph the Perseid meteor shower. This was organized as a field trip for members of t...
Read the Full Post »

A "New" Star

March 25, 2021
I managed to catch a nova the other night! No, not the terrific PBS science program (which I do try catch as often as possible), but a star that suddenly brightened and w...
Read the Full Post »

Icy Bubbles

February 19, 2021
Not everyone agrees with me but I think there are plenty of things to appreciate about winter. I like the crisp, clear air, stark, snowy landscapes dramatically different...
Read the Full Post »

A Touch of Winter

February 12, 2021
Looks like we are in the midst of some real winter weather for a while, with temperatures well below freezing and occasional snow. I ventured to a favorite nearby state p...
Read the Full Post »

Exploring the far reaches of the Solar System

January 19, 2021
I guess I'm stuck in Astro 201 these days; maybe I'm trying to relive my youth. But mostly I'm just pursuing long-time interests that I'm able to get to in retirement. Th...
Read the Full Post »