Adventures, Photography and thoughts.


August Nights Compilation

Posted by on Aug 17, 2011 in Featured, Video | 0 comments

So far, this month I’ve taken 5 nights worth of time lapse video… this video compiles those video several clips from those nights of filming. This includes video from the Frosty Drew Observatory of the Perseids meteor shower and Jupiter rising, as well as from my parents house in North Kingstown, RI. If you have trouble viewing the embedded video, it is also available on...

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Jupiter Rising – August 12, 2011

Posted by on Aug 12, 2011 in Featured, Video | 0 comments

As excited as I was to be at the Frosty Drew Observatory last night I was disappointed that the  full moon was making our dark skies not so dark. The views of the meteor was mostly washed out, but I was still able to capture some time lapse of Jupiter Rising. Even low in the sky, I was able to see two of Jupiters color rings through the telescope… I only have a short video because clouds and the full moon were plotting against me for the early part of the...

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Night Sky – August 2, 2011

Posted by on Aug 6, 2011 in Featured, Video | 0 comments

The stars move across the sky ≈ 15˚  per hour… while this movement isn’t always apparent to the naked eye, it can be captured with time lapse photography. This video was captured at my parents house in North Kingstown, RI, over the course of 6 hours using my Nikon D60 with a Nikkor 50mm lens tethered to my 13″ MacBook Pro running iStopMotion and Sofortbild. All the camera settings are noted in the...

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Google – a Visit

Posted by on Jul 23, 2011 in Featured, Video | 0 comments

Friday night as our training group closed out our time together, the group I had offered to take to the airport sought a time kill before their flights. Our first choice was PIXAR, but that was a little too far away so we started to brainstorm other places we’d like to visit. Our consensus – Google. The campus was only a few minutes away from where we were located, but we apparently missed the visitors center, and found ourselves in a large, sprawling campus with no particular...

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