Ground Control to…

I actually stood before this scene as the sky darkened enough for me to get the shot and let my imagination run with ideas. For me, there are three standout structures on view here: The Moon, the Tower, and the Pyramid (under the Moon!) Together, they all seem to belong to the scene equally. Even…

cruise ship reflections morning photo

Cruise Ship Colors Paint the Dawn Waters

An early morning capture of a cruise ship coming in to port. I’ve been seeing and shooting a number of ‘firsts’ lately. First the cruise ship materializing from under the Golden Gate Bridge in an earlier post, to this beauty. While this isn’t the first time I’ve watched a cruise ship rolling across still waters…

Nighttime Photography and Eerie Blue Lights!

Another shot from the latest honey moon adventure. After taking more than a few moon shots, I turned to my surroundings and realized I was standing in a pretty cool setting. Nighttime street, few people- well there were tons of people many with their own cameras, but luckily they had either already got their shots…

Shooting the Honey Moon in a Nighttime Sky

I’ll be the first to say, nighttime photography is a relatively new venture for me. I get easily intimidated when I think about setting up a ‘perfect’ shot at night. I’m such a ‘light guy’ with my cameras, I’ve made it unnecessarily challenging to come out at night and trust myself to remember what I’ve…