Friday, November 22nd, 2013

A Night Under a Pier

Fishing Pier at Night on Outer Banks

Here’s a shot I made last week the night before my Night Photography on the Outer Banks Photo Tour began. I was shooting under one of the older piers while it was open for business. There are two important points to be taken from that. First, since I was shooting while the pier was open, the Read more... you know you want to.

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Tonight’s Image – First Flight At Twilight

Wright Brothers airplane sculpture

For the First Flight Centennial, the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills unveiled this life-size sculpture depicting the Wright Brothers first flight. In the distance stands the Wright Brothers Memorial Shaft on Big Kill Devil Hill.

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Nightly Night Photo – A Perfect Twilight Sky

Twilight at lighthouse on the Outer Banks

Among the finest twilight skies I've ever witnessed occurred during a trip I made to North Carolina's Outer Banks over 20 years ago. I've never seen the sky look so vibrant at Bodie Island Lighthouse. I might have, if I had shot there all the times I wanted to over the past few years. Unfortunately, the lighthouse has been Read more... you know you want to.

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Tonight’s Camera Exposure – Ocracoke Village

Sunset at Ocracoke Village

At first glance, this might not look like a night photo, but remember from my definition of night photography that the main requirement is only that the sun be below the horizon. When I shot this photo, the sun had set about 10 minutes earlier and although it was below the horizon, it was still Read more... you know you want to.

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Nightly Night Photo – Snowy Lighthouse

Bodie Island Lighthouse in snowstorm

Lighthouses make terrific night photography subjects. They are cool to look at, they soar into the sky, and they come equipped with their own light-painting device. Assuming there is no surrounding light pollution, the light from a lighthouse is typically not enough on cause problems with including the stars in a clear sky. But a really Read more... you know you want to.