Another beautiful autumn moon over Floyd County. Been shooting moon photos for more than 55 years and with newer equipment and long lenses, getting sharper and more detailed images is easier. This month’s full moon was captured with a 400 mm Canon lens with a 2X Tele-Extender on a EOS-1DS digital body from the top
The sky was not fully dark when I left downtown Floyd Saturday after a full day of shooting assignments for paper but I saw one last shot — a partial but bright moon over South Locust Street. A nice way to end a full day of shooting photos — my profession, my hobby and my
An incredible moon hanging in the nighttime sky early this Saturday morning as the thermometer read a cold 24 degrees. The high Saturday may hit 38. Then back down below freezing Saturday night and nighttime lows will stay in the 20s and teens through the week with a forecast of snow — yes, snow —
Cold, clear nights provide an excellent canvas for this year’s “supermoon” and cameras have been busy over the last couple of nights.
Another drop to below freezing this morning. Thermometer on the back porch reads 26 at 0400. Suspect it is colder at other locations in the county.
As a photographer, I’ve long been fascinated by the moon. I remember long nights back in the 1960s with my trusty Nikon F on a tripod, with a 300mm manual focus lens, trying to capture the moon on Tri-X film and slow shutter speeds. The 300 didn’t get my image as close as I wanted