San Pedro 2014

San Pedro 2014

Looking back from the climb a beautiful panorama showing Volcan Paniri as well as what us astronomers prosaically call the LMC (large magellanic cloud). The …

 

Lascar 2014

Lascar 2014

This year is my third climb onto Lascar since 2012. It’s a magnificent experience every time. Last year Ronan and I only made it to …

 

It’s a strange world at high altitude

It’s a strange world at high altitude

In the oxygen deprivated atmosphere at almost 5600m, the world around you takes on strange forms. I don’t think anything could show it better than …

 

San Pedro de Atacama with Moon

San Pedro de Atacama with Moon

Featuring from left to right: Sairecabur, Licancabur, Paso Jama road, Cerro Toco (ACT and Polarbear live there), Chajnantor (ALMA, APEX, ASTE and Nanten2 live there), …

 

Waves on Maui

Waves on Maui

    And here are some east coast of Maui impressions from the area around Hana.

 

Bamboo forest on Maui

Bamboo forest on Maui

A few impressions from the bamboo forest portion of a hike we did on Maui.

 

Carina and the Milky Way

Carina and the Milky Way

This wide field image was taken with the Canon 5D MkIII and  70mm lens. About 20 exposures of 5 minutes each, at 400, 800, 1600 …

 

More fun with film

More fun with film

Today concludes my  foray into testing all processing methods (or film types): I’ve done E-6 (colour transparency), C-41 (colour negative) and B&W using Ilford DD-X …

 

A new direction

A new direction

With the demise of my digital back on the Hasselblad I have resorted to using film again. That’s not a bad thing per se. Especially …

 

Atacameño Sky

Atacameño Sky

    Some Astrophotography pictures I took in San Pedro de Atacama. Using a simple portable tracking mount and the Canon 5d with a 70mm lens.