Water Under the Bridge

Another day (day 15 and counting) of social distancing, everyday seems like "water under the bridge" in the fight against this pandemic. In order to try prevent losing my mind, I went out looking for some new places to photograph in the general area. This is really one of the few things I can do while still retaining Social and…

Jim Thorpe: Social Distancing

So, with the current social distancing recommendations from both the PA Department of Health, the CDC, and just about every other damn medical professional on earth. I have been cooped up at my place for over a week and cabin fever set in. Yesterday was simply gorgeous out, amazing blue skies with a few fluffy clouds, and fairly warm. I…

Milky Way Processing in On1 Photo Raw 2018

Bringing the Milky Way to Life As I've posted previously, I have been intrigued by astrophotography and photographing the Milky Way for a while, but really never took the plunge. A lot of the information on the interwebs make learning this almost cult like... there are secret handshakes, obscure references and seemingly mystical processing steps that are necessary. Here I…

Bitten by the Astrophotography Bug!

Is there a cure for this Astrophotography Disease? Having recently gotten back into my photography hobby addiction, I seem to have developed a bad case of the infamous Astrophotography bug. Symptoms include insomnia, hyper-caffeination, mumbling to oneself about cloudy skies, cursing the dawn, and chasing the Milky Way. If you see someone with this condition, give them a dose of PhotoPills…