Putting my solar filter to good use again, as the rain clouds recede.
Planets lining up and two cranes trying to do the same.
Backyard fun, sort of. This set of pictures were created using LED-enabled pois1 by myself and A. Cordwell, a friend of mine and 4th year student at Auckland astrophysics. This part-dancing and part-running-around project is my third attempt at light-pen practical effects. The equation that we wrote this time is ... Non-relativistic time-dependent Schrödinger. Enjoy. … Continue reading [Lux] Advanced Rainbow Manipulation
2 hours have been sunk in post fx and retouching already, and I think it is good to post this here now. What did it take, waking up at 5:30 am after 90 min of planning the night prior, to capture a shadow cast by a sphere of iron and silicate millions of miles away … Continue reading [Photo Story] 2019 Mercury Transit
They felt equally long - the one I spent doubting myself and managing my stress, and the totality. Two minutes before totality, the crowd’s celebration, adding to my own misjudgment, toppled my tripod, dumping my camera into dirt (luckily) and shattering a UV filter. “Ok. Again. All for nothing.” I thought I’d say to myself. … Continue reading [Photo Stories] Bailey’s Bead During the 2019 Total Solar Eclipse