Category Archives: Astrophotography

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What’s in the Bag – Astrophotography Adventures

This upcoming week I’ll be traveling to Grand Marais, Minnesota with fellow photographer Brian Stockton (bstockton.com) on an astrophotography adventure. Our goals are to capture stunning shots of the Milky Way, Perseid meteor shower, star trails, […]

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Perseid Meteor Shower 2018: Where & When to View Them & How to Photograph the Show

The 2018 Perseid meteor shower is currently underway and will peak on the nights of August 11-12 and 12-13. During the peak of the meteor shower up to 60 to 70 meteors per hour are […]

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March Photo of the Month

March is that time of year when we begin the transition from winter to spring. The grass starts to turn green and the birds return. Speaking of birds, migrations of many species of bird takes […]

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January 2018 Photo of the Month

The new year is well underway and new photography opportunities are around every corner. January is typically one of my least active months from a photography perspective. That’s not all that surprising given that its […]

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October 2017 Photo of the Month

Fall in Iowa is a great time to be out and about. Photo opportunities are plentiful with the changing of the leaves, harvest time, and Halloween. During this past month I went out of several […]

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September 2017 Photo of the Month

Fall has arrived here in Iowa. The leaves are starting to change colors, cooler weather is moving in, the harvest is well underway, and of course photography opportunities are plentiful.  This past month was a […]

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Perseid Meteor Shower 2017: Where & When to View Them & How to Photograph the Show

The 2017 Perseid meteor is currently underway and will peak on August 12 into the early morning hours of August 13th. During the peak of the event up to 80 meteors per hour are possible. However, […]

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Solar Eclipse Photography Tips

The solar eclipse that will move across the US on August 21 is a month away. Are you ready to view and photograph this rare spectacle? I know that I’m ready!  Photographing the eclipse is […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Iowa Aurora

On this long weekend I didn’t have very many things planned besides hanging out with the family, honoring our service men and women in the military, and doing some astrophotography of the Milky Way and […]

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