Cold or Winter Moon

Which is it, a Cold Moon or a Winter Moon for the Full Moon in December?  In December’s Full Moon has earned the nickname of the Cold Moon.  “In Native American cultures which tracked the calendar by the moons, December’s full moon was known as the Full Cold Moon,”  It is called a Winter Moon, because it…

Sunset New Bern

On December 18, 2018, I decided to to capture the sunset from Bridgeton (on D Street).  D Street is across the Neuse RIver from New Bern.  I was hoping to capture some good photos.  The forecast is calling for rain on Thursday and Friday this week.  I am just glad that it is suppose to…

4th of July Fireworks

I read up on how to take pictures of fireworks on the web. Taking Pictures of Fireworks https://www.nikonusa.com/en/learn-and-explore/a/tips-and-techniques/taking-pictures-of-fireworks.html Using Long Exposure Noise Reduction http://darrellyoung.blogspot.com/2011/09/using-long-exposure-noise-reduction.html Photographing fireworks https://www.dpreview.com/techniques/6819389876/photographing-fireworks-how-to?slide=4 So, I tested using Long Exposure Noise Reduction with my camera on some sunsets photos early this week. And also tested using “Bulb” setting.  One article stated to…