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The Milky Way over Marblehead Light

I never thought I would be able to capture the Milky Way over Marblehead.  With our proximity to Boston and the amount of light pollution in the night sky, shooting the Milky Way seemed to be a task reserved for photographers in Maine or the Cape.  However, after seeing some truly awesome images from last month's new moon of the Milky Way and with perfect conditions on Friday night/Saturday morning, I figured I would give it a shot. The first stop was borrowing the right lens for the task and I could not have picked a better person to reach out [...]

By |2016-11-06T12:04:07+00:00April 18th, 2015|Categories: Night|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Grassy Hill at Fort Sewall

May 5th proved to be a very productive day.  As I wrote on the supermoon image and the recent 'two roads' one, a blanket of fog descended on me as I set up for a shot at Fort Sewall that evening.  When it became clear that the fog would not clear, I set about looking for images that wouldn't otherwise be available to me in clearer conditions. The telescope you see stands across the harbor from the lighthouse.  On a clear day, there is no way to not see the iconic structure and, therefore, the poor scope pales in comparison [...]

By |2016-11-06T12:06:16+00:00May 21st, 2012|Categories: Park|Tags: , , , |0 Comments