Into the Light

This is the magical pixie forest. It is a short hike to the north of the Greybeard Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. It is an area where the wind blows changing patterns in the grass and there is often fog even when it is sunny other places. I visit it frequently … [Read more…]

Trees Reaching for Clouds

These trees are right along the Blue Ridge Parkway on the way to Mt. Pisgah. I drive past them many times on the way up and down the Parkway. I watch this set of trees to see if I can make a good photo out of them, watching for them to have an exciting background … [Read more…]

When Nature Gives You Lemons…

We went to Charleston SC to take an astrophotography workshop with Alistair Nicol and Tommy White at The workshop was held when there was no moon and in the spring when there is less haze from the humidity, both of which increase the chances for clear views of the Milky Way. We went to the Charleston area … [Read more…]