Monday, December 1, 2008

The Night's Sky and Light Painting

I heard on the news tonight that Venus and Jupiter were going to be visable in the sky tonight. God I wish I had a better zoom lens! But in any case, here they are in all their tiny glory through my lens. I realized that when Ella and Keith were looking up in the sky the other night to see the first stars of the evening, that this is what they were seeing.

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On another note, Laura over at DolcePics did a cool light painting experiment with her Christmas tree. I must have sat for an hour playing around with my shutter speed and moving up and down, all around and in a heart motion to get a good pic. This was the best I could do with the hearts, but I was pretty excited about it. I'm telling ya, try it....You'll like it! ;) Check out Laura's shot!

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9 comments:

leaca December 1, 2008 at 11:41 PM  

Lovely shots of the beautiful night sky. I love hearts.

laura - dolcepics December 2, 2008 at 12:30 AM  

The sky photos are stunning! Wow... I could stare at the night sky all day... er... all night!

Great work with the light painting! :) I love it!!!!!

Julie December 2, 2008 at 10:31 AM  

Beautiful!

Jen December 2, 2008 at 10:39 AM  

Holy cow that is cool. Both the sky and the hearts. Of course, I have to try it now.

MGF December 2, 2008 at 2:11 PM  

That painting looks like it takes time. I think you did d a good job.

Christina December 2, 2008 at 3:59 PM  

Too cool. I meant to go check out the sky last night and forgot. Whoops. You got some nice shots. Nice light painting, too - I tried and tried, but couldn't get a good result. No hearts for me.

Julie December 3, 2008 at 10:02 AM  

Very cool! I'm going to try this!

Maggie December 4, 2008 at 9:56 AM  

Great sky shots, but that light painting is amazing! Now I have to go try that too...at least once I get my tree up!

Maya December 8, 2008 at 1:53 PM  

That heart shot is so cool. I'm going to have to play with that!

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