Category: Astro Photography

Super blood wolf moon - total lunar eclipse in JC. Photo by Alina Oswald.

The Super Blood Wolf Moon

Photographing the Super Blood Wolf Moon and Total Lunar Eclipse of January 2019 in NYC Area I'll start with a question. Why do (total) lunar eclipses always have to take place on the coldest nights of the year? Last one I photographed happened on the night of winter solstice 2010. And I froze then, as ...

On Photographing the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Photographing the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse in NYC area Yesterday, those of us living in NYC area got to watch the solar eclipse, a partial solar eclipse that is, mostly through layers of thin, and at times thick clouds. While I did not appreciate the thick clouds, the thin ones added a certain dramatic ...

On Photographing the Sun and the Moon

Thoughts on photographing the sun, the moon, and everything in between   "I think of space not as the final frontier but as the next frontier. Not as something to be conquered but to be explored," says a quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson. "Space exploration is a force of nature unto itself that no other ...