Shootin’ the Moon

I drove into work this morning under the biggest full moon of 2017… at least it appears bigger and brighter  because the moon is at its closest distance to Earth.  Did you miss it? No worries – 2018 will feature two supermoons, one on January 2nd and another just a few weeks later on January […]

White Sands, New Mexico

I traveled to White Sands, New Mexico in September 2017 to photograph the sand dunes, mountains and unique plant life that can survive its harsh 110°  temperatures. See the full gallery HERE

Blood Moon Eclipse

It’s 9/27/15 and the full moon is at its closest orbit to Earth coinciding with a total lunar eclipse here in the Midwest. The skies cleared for what may be the best eclipse we will see in our lifetime. Your next chance to catch this lunar phenomenon will be in 2033.  ‪Shot with a Canon […]

moon & stars over Kent Lake

A strong magnetic storm on the sun combined with a subzero polar vortex sweeping through Michigan meant conditions were favorable for the Metro Detroit area to possibly view the Northern Lights!  This is a rare occurrence that happens about every 12-15 years.  I packed up my gear and braved -6° temps but Aurora Borealis never […]

Supermoon

On May 6, 2012, the full moon coincided with the moon’s perigee – its closest approach to Earth – creating a “supermoon.”  I captured the extra-big, extra-bright moon as it set over Detroit just before sunrise so as to have a glimmer of light on the skyline.