Archive for the Long exposures Category

Another Taurid Meteor

Posted in 5DMII, Astrophotography, Long exposures on November 21, 2017 by budbranch

Note that the stars are visible right down to the horizon…

Another Satellite Glint

Posted in 5DMII, Astrophotography, Long exposures on November 10, 2017 by budbranch

This a 40 second exposure. I had 5 minutes of warning to set up, before this Iridium satellite crossed over. I use “Sky Guide” on my iPhone.

Iridium Flare

Posted in 5DMII, Astrophotography, Long exposures on November 3, 2017 by budbranch


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A Pretty Little Orionid Meteor

Posted in 5DMII, Astrophotography, interval exposure, Long exposures on October 23, 2017 by budbranch


Comet Hunting

Posted in 5DMII, Astrophotography, Long exposures, Wide Angle on October 12, 2017 by budbranch

IMG_2648IMG_2655The Andromeda Galaxy is apparent in the bottom photo, right of center, in the middle…

No comet yet…

Hotel Luna Mystica – Woh!

Posted in 5DMII, Architectural, HDR, Long exposures on June 10, 2017 by budbranch

I was given access to some classic RV/travel-trailers yesterday.  They are available to rent through a groovy new company in Taos: Hotel Luna Mystica, a vintage trailer hotel & campsite – check it out:



Music on the Mesa

Posted in 5DMII, Aerial, Available Light, Camera-On-A-Stick, Canon 7D, HDR, Long exposures, Wide Angle on June 4, 2017 by budbranch

Three-day music festival by Taos Mesa Brewing  – AWESOME!



Memorial Day Weekend

Posted in 5DMII, dance, Flash, Long exposures, Wide Angle on May 28, 2017 by budbranch

Two types of long-exposure shooting, all with a tripod, Canon 17-40mm.  The rides were 1 – 2 second exposures, the dancing 1/4 second, with off-camera, 2nd-shutter flash.IMG_0566


Canyon Thunderstorm

Posted in 5DMII, Long exposures, Wide Angle on May 9, 2017 by budbranch

IMG_0036This is a 20 second exposure of dark sky, with one lightning strike inserted!

Heavy Metal Bellydance Fusion

Posted in 5DMII, dance, Long exposures, Wide Angle on April 25, 2017 by budbranch

Julia is a dynamic, uniquely energetic dancer – this performance was intense!

These images range between 1/8 & 1/4 second, available light, off a tripod, which makes for a dreamy effect:


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