Monthly Archives: September 2013

I’ve always admired shots of the night sky, and in particular star trails. Knowing I was headed to the deserts of northern Chile–some of the darkest skies for astrophotography–I began gathering ideas online for capturing such shots. I also purchased a Vello Wireless Shutterboss intervalometer device that would allow me to take continuous shots remotely […]

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Caution and planning are necessary when venturing across this flat, expansive landscape.  Why? Because it is huge. We’re talking over 9,000 km, or 3,475 miles to be exact. And there are no roads. Just a sea of white marked by a ring of volcanic mountains on the distant horizon, and an occasional landmark–an old abandoned […]

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