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Staunton River State Park, an IDA Dark Sky Park in our backyard

September 21, 2015 - The Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News and Observer just published my article about the latest IDA Dark Sky Park, Staun...
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Comparing NB filters

October 27, 2014 - I just recently got a great deal on a couple Astrodon 3nm filters (H-alpha and OIII) which I am very excited about. I ha...
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Step by Step processing of the Orion Nebula

December 05, 2013 - I have gotten several requests as to how I processed my latest M42. Before I go into that I want to mention that my proc...
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Bringing out the dust

December 04, 2013 - I finally got a chance to shoot the Orion Nebula for the first time since I started imaging. After months and months of...
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A full week of astrophotography in the Haute-Alpes, France

August 18, 2013 - I just spent a week down at Olly Penrice's astronomy mecca in Southern France. Crazy me drove down with all of my gear (...
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Blogging fell by the wayside

April 12, 2012 - I have been incredibly busy since Christmas and unfortunately forgot to make any posts as a result. I have done some ast...
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Two years and a Pelican

August 20, 2011 - Two years ago I could not even tell you what someone meant if they said "narrowband image" let alone expect that I would...
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Shortlisted for Royal Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011

August 17, 2011 - On a whim and just to say I threw my name in the hat I submitted 5 photos from the past year into the Royal Astronomy Ph...
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North America & a Pelican

August 07, 2011 - I have been continuing work on my narrowband mosaic project. I first started imaging on this project on May 21, 2011. In...
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Summer project

May 31, 2011 - Have you ever wanted to image for 8.5 days? I don't mean take a vacation and take a photo sometime throughout each day -...
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Eastern Veil and building an image

May 09, 2011 - My latest image project has been the Eastern Veil Nebula in narrowband. I shot the SII and OIII first, both binned 2x2 a...
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Iris Nebula

May 02, 2011 - I have been wanting to do some dark nebula imaging for a while, but had read about how difficult processing would be for...
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A Whale of a time getting to the Elephant Trunk

April 10, 2011 - As those of you who know me probably know, I prefer nebulas to galaxies. No real reason, I just do. Not that I dislike g...
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Astrophotography with a bright moon

March 23, 2011 - Every month astrophotographers cringe at two words "full moon" as the great glowing orb in the sky makes it very difficu...
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First Bicolor Narrowband Image

March 09, 2011 - I have imaged various objects in just Ha before, but just got to use my OIII filter for the first time and am attempting...
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Color to M51

March 04, 2011 - Finally got another clear night and was able to grab 100 minutes each of RGB. Here is the final (for now) LRGB versio...
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First image in England and of 2011

March 02, 2011 - Despite a lot of rain and clouds I have gotten a couple (literally, only 2 since we moved here in December) of clear nig...
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The argument about Bias Frames

March 01, 2011 - Until now I have not really used bias frames in my preprocessing (I attempted on the first few imaging attempts ever sin...
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December 2010's total Lunar Eclipse

December 21, 2010 - As it would so happen, I moved out of the US just before the total eclipse of 2010. Amidst the clouds and current snowy/...
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