The VLA at Magdalena, NM

Posted in 5DMII, Astrophotography, Available Light, Long exposures, Wide Angle on April 12, 2018 by budbranch


I Hung Some New Prints at The Spot!

Posted in 5DMII, Aerial, Astrophotography, Camera-On-A-Stick, Canon 7D, Composite, Gopro Hero5, Handheld, HDR, Wide Angle on February 17, 2018 by budbranch

Stop by The Coffee Spot and check them out! (the are cat photos too!)IMG_5407Spot event image

Lunar Eclipse 1/31/18

Posted in 5DMII, Astrophotography, Available Light on January 31, 2018 by budbranch

Tripod, 200mm, manual focus, mirror lockup, self timer.  REAL COLD!

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…

A Teeny Taurid Meteor

Posted in Uncategorized on November 19, 2017 by budbranch


Top right quadrant Orion. Top center red giant Betelgeuse. Left center Sirius (brightest star in the sky).  Between Orion’s belt and Sirius, a tiny meteor.


Star trails:StarStaX_IMG_3783-IMG_4129_gap_filling-2StarStaX_IMG_3783-IMG_4129_gap_filling

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.

Wide-Angle Jamming

Posted in Camera-On-A-Stick, Gopro Hero5, Wide Angle on November 5, 2017 by budbranch



Camera Chaos


FaraHNHeight Fine Art Gallery

Thank you FaraHNHeight Fine Art Gallery for hosting a nice acoustic jam!

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