Archive for the sky Category

Sunrise Composite

Posted in 5DMII, Composite, interval exposure, sky, time stack on December 3, 2015 by budbranch

Morning yoga class was cancelled, so I shot a few frames off the parking deck at Martha Jefferson Hospital and mashed them together in Photoshop.  A single jet’s contrail betrays my technique…Sunrise

The Peak of the Perseids: No Moon, Plenty of Clouds

Posted in 5DMII, Astrophotography, Available Light, Long exposures, sky, Time Lapse on August 16, 2015 by budbranch

Perseid Clouds from Bud Branch on Vimeo.

Downtown C’ville Panorama

Posted in 5DMII, Architectural, Composite, Handheld, Pano, sky on August 8, 2015 by budbranch

cville pano

Morning Clouds

Posted in GoPro Hero3, sky, Time Lapse on June 25, 2015 by budbranch

Time Lapse: parking lot & clouds in the morning from Bud Branch on Vimeo.

Photo Reception Friday, 11/21 at PVCC

Posted in 5DMII, Available Light, Long exposures, sky on November 20, 2014 by budbranch

Photography fans: Tomorrow, Friday 11/21, 5-7PM at PVCC Emily Dickenson bldg, a public reception and exhibit of photos documenting years of Let There Be Light (including some of mine) – please join us!Let There Be Light

Antares Launch Attempt : NASA Wallops

Posted in 5DMII, Long exposures, sky, Wallops Island on October 28, 2014 by budbranch

Monday’s launch attempt was scrubbed at the last minute due to a sailboat in the safety range area.  This first photo (5sec exposure) includes the International Space Station passing over the launch pad, minutes after the scrub – no accident, as orbital geometry and physics demand that Antares’ launch is perfectly coordinated with the ISS orbit.Wallops Antares Wallops Antares Wallops Antares Wallops Antares

Tater Hill

Posted in Composite, paragliding, sky on August 1, 2014 by budbranch

Random photos from the annual Tater Hill paragliding competition:

Chicken Drop

Chicken Drop

Pilot meeting

Pilot meeting

upside down

Kiting upside-down

treed paraglider

Bubba, on the hunt for a treed glider

Tater Hill

Getting high over North Point

Thorns

The thorns have thorns

GPS class

Going to GPS school

Chris Grantham

Saturday practice on Tater Hill

Windy Night Sky

Posted in 5DMII, Astrophotography, Available Light, Long exposures, sky on December 30, 2013 by budbranch

15 seconds, using the roof of my car as a tripod 14mm f/2.8 ISO6400Night Sky

Pantops Sunset

Posted in GoPro Hero3, sky, Time Lapse on July 21, 2013 by budbranch

I love clouds!

Panorama Farm Barn

Posted in 5DMII, Architectural, Astrophotography, Available Light, Long exposures, sky on June 5, 2013 by budbranch

30 second exposure from Saturday night at Panorama FarmsPanorama Barn

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