Category Archives: Photo

Shooting Venus – March 11, 2017

Venus is currently a crescent phase, as it swings quickly along its orbit between Earth and the sun.  Venus has been shinning brightly for the last few months after sunset, but is quickly approaching what is called Inferior Conjunction, as it passes roughly … Continue reading

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 On LBI – Barnegat Light, N.J.

Barnegat Lighthouse is on Long Beach Island, New Jersey As usual, click on or “finger stretch” for closer look, and thanks for viewing. Always looking forward to your comments. M 🙂

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Perspectives: A Jersey View of the Always Dynamic Big Apple!

This post contains ten images from “President’s Day” last week, underscoring the dynamics of a magnificently changing Manhattan skyline, driven by decades long, mind-blowing construction.    As Robert Plant once sang: “Ohh, …it makes me wonder…” Thanks for viewing. Click on or “finger stretch” … Continue reading

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Color My World… A “Retrospectic” Snippet

  Exposure, lighting, shadows and geometry. The “algorithm” of the digital camera and the “mind” of the observer. That and more,  all play a part in what we ‘see’ in an image. In this case a glimpse back ten years from our … Continue reading

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Heading Out for a Day’s Catch – Early Morning Photography

From a Sea Doo’s perspective at 6:15 AM today, Barnegat Inlet, NJ  July 12, 2016 As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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4th of July, 2016….Yes, it’s Cactus in New Jersey

Late today, just before the fireworks, the Cactus are blooming in our front yard….  Click to enlarge. As usual, comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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Mercury Transiting the Sun, today 5/9/16

About 8:58 AM EDT this morning, Mercury (The round black dot) is seen beginning its transit in front of the sun. (Sunspots are visible above.) Image at about 600 mm f 6.3, 1/400 sec, hand held.  As usual, click on … Continue reading

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