Shoot for the Stars

Sometimes when you shoot for the stars, you land back here on earth in the middle of a thunderstorm with lightning crackling everywhere you look. I’ve been wanting for a while to give astrophotography another shot; I wasn’t quite satisfied with the results from last time. Part of it was my camera not being sensitive enough in low light, part of it was making a couple mistakes the first time. So when the last new moon came around, I went back out to Pensacola Beach to photograph the stars. While the weather forecast was uncertain, I had hopes it would … Read more