Tag Archives: Nature

Aurora

If you were anywhere north of, say, whatever latitude it is that the Pennsylvania’s northern border sits on, you were under instructions to get outside and look at the northern sky because the sun was blasting out magnetic particles that … Continue reading

Posted in On Exploring Photography, On Nature, On Science and the Cosmos, Photographic Documentation | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Today in “Ya never know….”

Last Sunday morning I ventured out to Knox Farm State Park, a favorite local place of mine, to walk and do some photography. I wasn’t all that excited at the prospect, though, because the morning was quite cold and it … Continue reading

Posted in On Exploring Photography, On Nature, Photographic Documentation | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Today in “Ya never know….”

Farewell, Hunter

This is likely my final photo of Orion the Hunter for this season; the time for the winter stars is passing quickly now. Farewell, Hunter, and good hunting in other skies until we meet again!  

Posted in On Science and the Cosmos, Photographic Documentation | Tagged , | Comments Off on Farewell, Hunter

Tone Poem Tuesday

Composer Eric Whitacre, whom I have featured several times in this space before, is an always fascinating voice to return to. I had, in fact, forgotten about him until the week before the eclipse, when I looked up classical music … Continue reading

Posted in On Music, On Science and the Cosmos | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Tone Poem Tuesday

Sun and Moon (and clouds)

In Buffalo, the eclipse was simultaneously an astonishingly powerful and deeply disappointing experience. Clouds were in the forecast all along, but for the last several days, local meteorologists were constantly offering up reasons for optimism…which turned to “Sorry, we’re not … Continue reading

Posted in On Buffalo and The 716, On Nature, On Science and the Cosmos | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Sun and Moon (and clouds)

Astro

Photography, that is. Last week I was blessed with (a) a clear night, and (b) very little moonlight. This led to a brief astrophotography session outside, where I set up my tripod right in my driveway, set my camera’s focus … Continue reading

Posted in On Exploring Photography, On Nature, On Science and the Cosmos, Photographic Documentation | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Astro

Let the river run….

It is rapidly turning out that water is one of my favorite subjects for photography. It does so many fascinating things, and its relationship with light is particularly fascinating…. The top three are of Buffalo Creek as it flows past … Continue reading

Posted in On Exploring Photography, On Nature, Photographic Documentation | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Let the river run….

Scene from Knox Farm, 11-16-23

I was at Knox Farm State Park the other day, and a theme that emerged in that day’s photography was “Fallen Giants”. I took a lot of photos of fallen trees and decaying stumps. I’m of the view that trees … Continue reading

Posted in On Buffalo and The 716, On Nature, Photographic Documentation | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Scene from Knox Farm, 11-16-23

To the eternal flame

Erie County’s Chestnut Ridge park is one of my favorite places and has been for years. This park, larger than New York City’s Central Park, is set on the side of one of the higher hills to the south of … Continue reading

Posted in On Buffalo and The 716, On Exploring Photography, On Nature, Photographic Documentation | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on To the eternal flame

Fungus Among Us

Both taken last Sunday morning at Chestnut Ridge Park:  

Posted in On Nature, Photographic Documentation | Tagged , | Comments Off on Fungus Among Us