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Pixelstick in the SouthSide of Pittsburgh

pixelstick with downtown pittsburgh in the background
22 May 2015 / 0 Comments / in Landscapes

My brother and I had some time to kill the other night, so I decided to do some experimenting with my pixelstick. A pixelstick 200 full color RGB LEDs inside essentially a long aluminum stick, about 5 feet in length. Each LED displays a pixel in the image loaded onto an SD card. You can […]

Milky Way at Arches National Park

milky way at arches national
24 Apr 2015 / 0 Comments / in Landscapes

This astrophotograph was taken back in early March. This was one of the stops I made with my father and brother on our cross country trip. Arches National Park was probably the highlight of our entire drive. So many beautiful arches in the park. Hindsight 20/20 we should have spent half of our week in […]

The Glove – Arches National Park

the glove arches national park
20 Apr 2015 / 0 Comments / in Landscapes

Image from my cross country trip with my dad and brother in March 2015. The park is located just outside of Moab, Utah, and is 76,679 acres in area. Its highest elevation is 5,653 feet at Elephant Butte, and its lowest elevation is 4,085 feet at the visitor center. Forty-three arches are known to have […]

Into the Void – Star Trails in Utah

star trail in utah
30 Mar 2015 / 0 Comments / in Landscapes

Really excited to get a shot of Star Trails. The image is a composite of 60 different 25 second exposures. I took these over about a half an hour period. Arches National Park is a US National Park in eastern Utah. The park is located on the Colorado River 4 miles (6.4 km) north of […]

Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco CA

golden gate bridge
26 Feb 2015 / 0 Comments / in Landscapes

I had to travel to San Francisco this weekend for work, and was lucky enough to find some free time to photograph The Golden Gate Bridge. The topography around the bridge is absolutely beautiful. Shot from Baker Beach. The Frommers travel guide considers the Golden Gate Bridge “possibly the most beautiful, certainly the most photographed, […]

McConnells Mill State Park Panoramic

Mcconnlls mill state park panoramic
18 Dec 2014 / 0 Comments / in Landscapes

McConnell’s Mill State Park is located just outside of Portersville and Slippery Rock Pennsylvania. The creek that runs under the mill is actually Slippery Rock Creek. The gristmill in the picture is quite historic as it was constructed in 1852. The bridge on the right side of the photo was constructed in 1874. The covered […]

Pittsburgh Atmospheric Ice Ring

ice ring in pittsburgh
08 Dec 2014 / 0 Comments / in Landscapes, Miscellaneous

Anyone else catch the giant ring around the moon last night over the skies of Pittsburgh? Apparently they show up when ice crystals form in the troposphere, and light is refracted. This is similar to how rainbows appear after a storm.