Logjam

I haven't been out shooting much recently but yesterday we went up into the woods to see if the colors had started to change yet. They haven't. But we took a walk along the river and came across a bit logjam in the river. It didn't totally block the river but there was a big …

Surrounded by Fires

We are still living in very smokey conditions where it is unhealthy to be outdoors too much. We are surrounded by fires so no matter which direction the wind is blowing, we get smoke. This photo of the sun was taken at about 5:00 yesterday afternoon. This is just as it came out of the …

Solar Eclipse

This morning we watched the solar eclipse at a friend's house. We were at 99.8% totality, so it did not get completely dark, but it was amazing how dark it got and how cool it got. The temperature dropped about 20 degrees during the darkest part of the eclipse. I didn't have a solar filter …

Smokey Sunset

The smoke from the wildfires has returned - with a vengeance. I went out for a short walk around sunset last night and there was ash falling out of the sky. The sun was setting and there was a band at the base of the smoke where the sun was a big red ball. You …