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The PNW Chronicles – Seattle Cityscapes

In Gallery Collection, PNW, Show and Tell, Tips and tricks, Travel by jfischerLeave a Comment

Seattle is a photographer’s paradise, within a short drive of SeaTac airport, one can find everything from stunning cityscapes, epic mountain landscapes, beautiful gardens, tranquil island hideaways, commercial fishing docks, the list is endless.  While I have not had the opportunity to do more than scratch the surface for what this city has to offer, I have had the luck to shoot from some its most iconic locations and find a few unique ones as well along the way. One of the great aspects about the city of Seattle is …

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Pedernales Star Trails

In Astrophotography, Learning Center, Show and Tell, Tips and tricks, Travel by jfischer1 Comment

While I have been lucky enough to have a couple opportunities to photograph the Milky Way during my photographic travels over the last couple years, there was one type of wide field Astrophotography which I had yet to try.  Capturing the movement of the stars requires more planning and a lot more time to photograph than a still of the Milky Way, though the requirements for equipment can actually be a bit lower.  For the Milky Way, every second that passes causes the undesired effect of star movement, meaning that …