Category Archives: Photography

A Little Ode to Winter

I love winter. Maybe it’s just my New England heritage, but you know, I really enjoy it when the temperature drops below freezing outside and there are eight or ten inches of snow on the ground. I love when it’s … Continue reading

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This is the most poetic image I have ever seen come from the ISS program

I think this is right up there with Bruce McCandless’s EVA photo and the Earthrise viewed from Apollo 8: Wow. This is an image that has been in our imaginations for a long time. And we can do this now.

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Water and Lights…

I recently picked up some food coloring for a little sanity-check experiment in my lab. Yesterday, I was feeling a little artistic and a little physicsy, so I decided to play with the coloring, some clear glasses, a couple of … Continue reading

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NASA went where I’ve gone!

This year’s NASA Desert RATS exercise is taking place near Flagstaff, AZ. Here’s the view from inside one of the rovers after a traverse: RATS is a program in which NASA engineers, scientists, and astronauts take prototype equipment into remote … Continue reading

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Smoky Mountains Report

I spent the week of the Fourth of July with my girlfriend’s family in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, right next to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. I have driven through the southeastern United States twice, but never had a chance to … Continue reading

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Who needs an SLR?

This past Saturday, I biked to upper Robert Treman State Park with some friends. Lots of hills between the lower and upper parks! I brought along my little Canon PowerShot SD1000 – a pretty simple point-and-shoot – and GorillaPod. This … Continue reading

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