Your shopping cart is empty.
Aug 15, 2018
Last-minute photo adventure!
Lauren and I decided, very last minute, to try shooting the Milky Way again. Saturday was a New Moon - best time to shoot the stars. It was also the weekend of the Perseids Meteor Shower.
We headed out around 5:30-6 pm up to North Georgia - a little over a 2-hour drive. We were hoping the cloud cover didn't kill our chances of getting photos. It was raining on the way.
I felt we were on the right track when I saw this gorgeous double rainbow.
It's hard to get photos shooting out the window of a moving car, but I went for it anyway.
Not too bad.
We made it up to the mountain in time for sunset. Any sunset is great. But, from a photography point of view, Saturday's was ho-hum.
The gnats were out in force swarming around us despite a pretty stiff breeze. I was glad I brought a sweatshirt. It was cool. And pretty soon, it was damp enough to fog up the little window for my camera settings.
Patience is king when it comes to photography.
We hung out and waited for full dark and worked on getting our focus right. Once it's dark, it's so hard to find focus. It's impossible with the autofocus. I got focused on something far away while it was still light and then turned my focus to manual so the autofocus wouldn't throw me out of whack.
Then I hoped for the best.
I got some photos of the Milky Way! I think we need to find somewhere even darker. There was a pesky red blinking light - maybe to warn airplanes? I don't know. It was annoying though.
We didn't see a lot of meteors, but I did catch a few. I think we would have had to stay out much later.
I liked the graffiti all over the rocks. It was a little graffiti mountain.
Once again I was so grateful for Lauren being able to stay awake to drive. We didn't get home until almost 2:30 am. I was talking to keep us both awake, but I kept finding myself nodding off.
I didn't get a lot of sleep this weekend, but I sure had fun!
I hope you had a great weekend too!
See you between the raindrops!
This presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.
It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.
This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.
This is only visible to you because you are logged in and are authorized to manage this website. This message is not visible to other website visitors.
Click on any Image to continue
The above preview shows how to use the live preview on this website. The image displayed is just an example, and is not available for sale.
This means you can use the camera on your phone or tablet and superimpose any piece of art onto a wall inside of your home or business.
To use this feature, Just look for the "Live Preview AR" button when viewing any piece of art on this website!
Below, select which favorite lists you would like to save this product into.
SAVE 20% ON YOUR FIRST ORDER!
Enter your email below and we'll email you a 20% OFF Coupon right now!
This offer is valid for NEW CUSTOMERS only!