Smoky City

I'm a bit late in posting this, but the issue is still present, though the evidence may not be. It's easy to dismiss dozens of raging wildfires consuming thousands of acres of the Northwest when it doesn't directly threaten your home or anyone you know.  However, they force their presence into the…

My Journey into Astrophotography

One of the best parts about joining a local photography group is the opportunity to try new photography techniques never before explored.  I had one such opportunity recently: stars. While I have seen some spectacular shots and have been mildly interested in trying it out, I could never bring myself…