Tree Amongst the Stars

I took this image of a tree amongst the stars in Rocky Mountain National Park. I used my headlamp to light paint the tree. I love astrophotography, but it is a challenge to get the exposure right on the stars and the objects in the frame. It also usually involves me sitting in complete darkness…

A Rocky Milkyway

Tonight is the winter solstice, the longest night of the year, so what better way to commemorate this yearly occasion than with a photo of the night sky. I like the winter solstice because it means that tomorrow we start a march back towards the longer days. While I love winter weather I don’t appreciate…