Archive for March, 2012

NASA’s ATREX Experiment

Posted in 5DMII, Astrophotography, Long exposures, sky on March 27, 2012 by budbranch

Thanks to Will Lyster for obtaining access to Brown’s Mountain for the purpose of photographing NASA’s ATREX experiment – what a cool event!

PETCO Parking Lot

Posted in Available Light, Canon S95 on March 24, 2012 by budbranch

I thought it was visually interesting how the two light sources (PETCO sign, and HID parking lot lighting, camera right) played out across the gorgeous tree.

Mya, Again…

Posted in 5DMII, Available Light, Stop the action on March 18, 2012 by budbranch

Kiting Practice

Posted in GoPro Hero2, paragliding on March 16, 2012 by budbranch

The paraglider wing is a handful to handle on the ground:

Paraglider Training

Posted in GoPro Hero2, paragliding on March 14, 2012 by budbranch

I’m learning paragliding (necessary for aerial photography!) from Virginia Paragliding:

Stevie Jay

Posted in 5DMII, Available Light on March 10, 2012 by budbranch

Stevie performed at The Bridge last night, and again tonight

Self Portrait

Posted in 5DMII, Flash on March 7, 2012 by budbranch

This is a photo I just entered in a contest: the assignment was to make an image where a person’s shadow is an important element.  I used my flash off-camera and found a favorite spot with an interesting background…

Parking Garage

Posted in 5DMII, Available Light, HDR on March 6, 2012 by budbranch

I like parking garages – who’s with me?
This was hand-held, three exposures combined and tone-mapped in Photomatix Pro

Hard Road Trio

Posted in Available Light, Canon S95 on March 3, 2012 by budbranch

AWEsome house concert hosted by Joan Fenton last night – THANKS Joan and Albie!

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