After the trip to El Paso to help
Melissa, we stopped off at the Davis Mountains State Park for a
little R&R. We had some cute neighbors and...........
..... some not so cute!
Doris got some card production started.
One evening we went to Marfa to
see the "Marfa lights". The "lights" were not too
interesting, but I got some shots while we waited.
There was lightning in the
The crescent moon between clouds.
Doris made friends while we
One of the reasons for stopping
by the Davis Mountains State Park was to view the annual Perseid
meteor shower. The dark skies make viewing much easier.
Although this year was not particularly productive, a few
meteors were caught on images. Of course the really
spectacular ones were not photographed!
The brighter area
of these pictures is actually the milky way; there is no noise
in these pictures - those are all stars!
These are wide
angle shots (18mm) with Canon T2i camera at 6400ASA. Each
exposure was 30 seconds.
Andromeda Nebula (M-31).
The North America nebula, taken
with the Canon T2i at 6400 ASA, 72mm, f2.8 & 20 seconds exposure.