Take Me Away
These colors were real...everything was lit with this amber glow. 1/640 sec at f/16, ISO 100, 35mm
It doesn't get much newer than this! An absolute sliver visible just before moonset! 1/5 sec at f/11, ISO 100, 800mm
The longer exposures bring out so much color! 1/10 sec at f/9.0, ISO 1000, 240mm
New Moon Setting
As it approaches the horizon, you can finally get the perspective of it's super size! 1/8 sec at f/9.5, ISO 2000, 300mm
Castor and Pollux, the Gemini, late spring. Since I too am a Gemini, I was particularly focused on getting them on film! 5.0 sec at f/2.8, ISO 1000, 70mm
This white light solar lens reveals a sunspot just off center. This ball of plasma is only 93 million miles away! 1/800 sec at f/11, ISO 100, 800mm
Near the south pole of the sun, you can see 2 sunspots through this yellow light solar lens. Yeah. It's pretty cool. 1/160 sec at f/11, ISO 400, 800mm
Super sharp features on this waning gibbous moon! 1/60 sec at f/11, ISO 200, 800mm
Hey! That's Me!
It's a nice idea to have the second body taking shots of the shots! 1/25 sec at f/3.5, ISO 100, 18mm
Full Summer Moon
Really great detail on this clear night. Used my Sigma 120-400mm with a 2x teleconverter. 1/500 sec at f/11, ISO 100, 800mm.
The fires from British Columbia blew their smoke down to Seattle. Our sunset were amazing for a week. 1/250 sec at f/45, ISO 450, 140mm
The fires from British Columbia blew their smoke down to Seattle. Our sunset were amazing for a week. 1/100 sec at f/5.6, ISO 100, 400mm
Blood Moon without an eclipse? The forest fires in British Columbia in 2017 left a smoky haze over Seattle, treating us to these celestial views. 1/5 sec at f/11, ISO 400, 800mm
Harvest Moon 2017!
The Harvest Moon of 2017 was bright and beautiful. This was taken off my front porch, which had the perfect view! 1/125 sec at f/11, ISO 50, 800mm. Nikon D500 and Sigma 120-400 with Sigma 2xTC.
Full Sun in the morning before the eclipse. The Sunspots were beautiful! 1/160 sec at f/11, ISO 400, 800mm
Taken on a winter's night, the hunter rises in the East. Soft glow in the trees from campfire.
Orion Rising - 2
Taken on a winter's night, the hunter rises in the East. Some lightpainting too!
In between the deluges, the sky cleared to reveal the bright crescent moon! www.cutyerheartout.com
The Orion Nebula is rich in hydrogen (red) and oxygen (green).
Newest of Moons
This absolute sliver of a New Moon is juxtaposed with a flyby! www.cutyerheartout.com
New Moon, Venus, Mercury
If you missed the celestial conjunction of March 2018, this is it! www.cutyerheartout.com
So much Moon to love here!
New New Moon!
Amazing New Moon!! Check out the Earthshine!