First Astro Photo – the Moon.

I’ve tried to photograph the moon before, but I never got the close-up view that I wanted, even with a telephoto lens. So I decided to try attaching my camera to my telescope. I took this picture with my Canon 5D4, using my Celestron Astromaster 114EQ telescope as a lens. This was my first timeContinue reading “First Astro Photo – the Moon.”

First Photos of the Milky Way

These photos are the results of my first attempt at photographing the Milky Way a couple weeks ago. I am absolutely thrilled that I was able to capture these and grateful that I live in a wonderful rural town that makes it easy to do this. I am convinced that there’s no way I couldContinue reading “First Photos of the Milky Way”

First night sky photos – the moon and Jupiter.

A few weeks ago, the night sky was clear, the weather was comfortable, and I had time to go outside and try to photograph it. I couldn’t get many stars because the moon was too bright, but I did manage to get Jupiter. These were taken with my Canon 5D4, and Tamron lens at 24mm,Continue reading “First night sky photos – the moon and Jupiter.”

Jupiter, Saturn, and the Milky Way

I’ve been interested in astronomy and astro photography for a long time, but never could find the time and a clear sky. Light pollution was also a big problem because I lived in the suburbs of a major American city. But, then I moved out here in rural Missouri, and now I can see moreContinue reading “Jupiter, Saturn, and the Milky Way”

Little green tomatoes

A few days ago, I checked on my garden, and noticed that one of my tomato plants is finally growing some cherry tomatoes! I grew this plant from seed, and it seems to be developing slowly, but it is very healthy! As for the other plants, I think the peas have died. I have onlyContinue reading “Little green tomatoes”

Garden Update, June 23rd 2020

The strawberry plant is slowly growing and producing more strawberries. I got 5 berries from it yesterday, and they were delicious! But it’s not producing many berries all at once, so I will have to freeze some of them so I can collect enough to make ice cream and other recipes. The peas have producedContinue reading “Garden Update, June 23rd 2020”

Fun in the yard with Sherlock

Last Tuesday, we had some fantastic weather, and I had some free time, so I decided to take Sherlock out to the yard for a photo session. These were all taken with my Canon 5D Mark IV, and Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 lens. The settings were f/5.6, 200mm focal length, shutter speed 1/1000, and ISO 250.Continue reading “Fun in the yard with Sherlock”

Fresh strawberries arriving now!

Hello everybody! I can’t believe it’s been over two weeks since my last post! It’s been a busy couple of weeks (I will post about that later). Anyway, a few weeks ago, I wrote about the strawberries starting to grow in my garden. Well, today I checked on my garden, and the first one wasContinue reading “Fresh strawberries arriving now!”

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