Fun with Glowsticks

Saturday (July 5, 2013) – What to do with leftover glowsticks from the 4th of July festivities. Experiment with extended exposure, of course!!! A couple of 13 year olds, a 10 year old, a 7 year old and I had some fun. I used a varying range of exposure lengths – from 2, 4, & 8 seconds all the way up to 15 & 30 seconds. I played around with the results a bit with post-processing as well. For some I used the invert colors function (white background) and others, I applied a tint other than the original glowstick color. However, most are the original colors. Here is what we came up with.

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Chatham

Saturday (June 22, 2013) – For the weeks leading up to this day, we have been inundated with hype about the “Supermoon”. The photographer in me had all these fabulous shots in my head that I could capture. How could I head off-Cape without at least trying?

So, I slowly started to head West and timed my arrival in Chatham with the sunset/moonrise. Unfortunately, there was too much cloud cover to really see much until after the moon had fully risen into the night sky. But I got some good ones after the clouds cleared and as well as some shots of Chatham Light while waiting for that to happen.

Here are my favorite shots from Chatham. Enjoy!

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Sunset on Menauhunt Street

Thursday (June 20, 2013) – As the sun began to set, I packed up and continued along the shore, eventually winding along Menauhunt Street in Falmouth. As the sky turned red, I made my last stop of the day in an area called Bournes Pond. I set myself up for some sunset shots over the saltmarsh. There was a bit of a breeze, so not even the mosquitoes could deter me from staying until the last glow of the sun faded into the darkness of night. Below are a selection of the shots from the night. Enjoy!

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