Creative Light Blog

2018 Looking Forward

Often we see the trend at year’s end  of reviewing the “best of”, “worst of”, the “review of” everything from movies, politics, the passing of famous persons, tweets, you name it. The list seems endless.  And of course we as photographers engage in this as we post or best (certainly not worst) images of the […]

The Annual Prairie Burn

    The annual Flint Hills prairie burns are again approaching.  In just a few short weeks ranchers in the Flint Hills will begin their annual burning of the prairie.   This event has become an event to experience for casual observers and photographers alike. Where and What are the Flint Hills? The Flint Hills – Big […]

Milky Way and Star Trails at Teter Rock

  Back during a September evening the forecast for the  night sky was clear for the Kansas City area.  So I thought I’d head out to the Flint Hills on the Kansas side to a place called Teter’s Rock for some night photography.  The Flint Hills encompasses a region in eastern Kansas and north-central Oklahoma.  It features […]

A Follow up to the Perseids Meteor Shower

This year’s Perseids Meteor show was said to peak on August 12th.  In these parts the sky conditions on evening of the 11th and early morning of the 12th not ideal for sky watching, to say the least.  I was  to lead a workshop the evening of the 13th (early morning of 14th) in hopes […]