Midwestern Wanderlog
2016-02-09 – Ahead, behind, colors of the mind
2016-02-09 – Ahead, behind, colors of the mind

2016-02-09 – Ahead, behind, colors of the mind

So today’s sunrise blog was supposed to be all about filters – the UV filter that stays on the lens 24-7, the 8-stop neutral density filter whose sole purpose is to make everything darker so the settings on the camera…

2016-02-08 – Someone else’s sunrise
2016-02-08 – Someone else’s sunrise

2016-02-08 – Someone else’s sunrise

It’s colder this morning, and I’m still tickled about the Broncos and my Payton winning the Superbowl!  The roads in weren’t as bad as they were coming home from brother Ted’s last night; in spite of how lightly it was…

2016-02-07 – When wind is a problem
2016-02-07 – When wind is a problem

2016-02-07 – When wind is a problem

What a gorgeous morning!  Temperature’s up above freezing, the stars were showing in the predawn darkness on the drive in to Red Wing.  No thin sliver of a waning crescent moon – today it won’t show on the eastern horizon…

2016-02-01 – Just a little longer…
2016-02-01 – Just a little longer…

2016-02-01 – Just a little longer…

It’s sunrise.  You’re standing in the snow next to your tripod, which holds your eastward-pointing camera.  Maybe there’s a bit of a breeze, cutting through your clothes to the vulnerable skin below, and maybe not. Sunrise Stats! First light: 6:59 AM…