Big Dipper Over Carter Lake

Camping this past weekend was beautiful. We ventured up to Carter Lake, about 35 minutes northwest of our home and in the foothills. An easy trip but a quick way to get away and relax. And as the sun set, I setup the tripod and camera and was able to capture the Big Dipper as the “blue” hour transcended into darkness….


Carter Lake Sunset 20140816 017

Big Dipper, Carter Lake 20140816 017



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Milky Way from Lake Maconaughy

I spent some time late at night while camping on the lake a few weeks back to capture the Milky Way. Just playing around, but I think I’ve found what works and what doesn’t. Here’s one image that I liked out of the dozen or so I shot.


Lake Maconaughy Milky Way  20140724 213

Lake Maconaughy Milky Way 20140724 213


EXIF Data
Nikon D90, 17-55mm f/2.8 Lens
17mm
30s at f/2.8
ISO 6400

Comments or Critics are welcome…


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