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Night Sky Season :: Be Prepared

Night sky photography is becoming ever more popular these days.  The night sky has fascinated man for millennia.  Vincent Van Gough wrote about his fascination with the night sky, writing: “It often seems to me that the night is much more alive and richly colored than the day.”  Certainly his fascination with the stars was […]

Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 Remarkable

  During a recent Craig McCord Night Photography workshop at the Flying W Ranch in the Kansas Flint Hills , I brought along a newly acquired Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 full frame fish eye lens.  The workshop was to focus on night photography and I was reluctant to put into play the Rokinon fish eye, not […]

Whittemer House

Just finished up planning details for my night photography workshop in the Kansas Flint Hills.  I must say there is something about night photography that I really enjoy, the sense of mystery, the vastness and beauty of the night sky, all making one realize how insignificant we are in relation the universe. Exploring subject matter […]

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 […]