Wilderness Vagabonds

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2019-10-05: Have you ever seen a ghost rainbow (fogbow)? I was lucky to catch this at dawn today in Tres …

2019-09-29: High altitude balloon at sunset - NASA PICTURE-C telescope mission Sep 28, 2019 Spotted on our walk last night: I captured some video despite the wind blowing my big lens around …

2019-09-28: Bumble Bees on Sun Flowers - Last Call at the Pollen Bar

2019-09-28: Moon and Sun Rise timelapse Sep 27, 2019

2019-09-15: Sunflower under the moon, with moths pollinating:

2019-09-10: Sep 8, 2019 thunderstorm at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA captured with the aid of MK Controls …

2019-08-15: August 14, 2019 thunderstorm under a full moon at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA time lapse video

2019-07-05: Waxing crescent moon over Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA from my July 4, 2019 time lapse

2019-07-04: July 3-4, 2019 time lapse at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA with “fluorescent cool white” …

2019-07-04: July 2-3, 2019 time lapse at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA with “daylight” white …

2019-07-02: Horse and rainbow near Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA Juy 21, 2016

2019-06-28: My June 27-28, 2019 timelapse from Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA

2019-06-27: Color is one way I can differentiate satellites from meteors. This comes from my timelapse last …

2019-06-15: Today was my first opportunity to test out a new lightning trigger by MK Controls. It works!

2019-06-13: Big gusts of wind at sunset tonight in Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA Timelapse video

2019-06-07: Twilight, June 6, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA Time lapse

2019-06-06: I captured an overpass by International Space Station in front of the waxing crescent moon on June …

2019-06-06: The battle with the faeries has only begun

2019-06-04: June 3-4, 2019 timelapse is up with some meteors and airglow in the north.

2019-06-03: I joined Unsplash last week. You can download high resolution copies of some of my favorite photos …

2019-06-03: I caught a meteor in my time lapse at 2:12am today, June 3, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA. …

2019-06-02: We’re going straight from winter to monsoon season this year. Slow-mo lightning on June 2, …

2019-06-01: Waning crescent moon and Venus at dawn (5:20am MDT) June 1, 2019. Virga is visible over the Sangre …

2019-06-01: Meteor at 3:25am MDT June 1, 2019 I caught a nice meteor in my timelapse at 3:25am MDT June 1, 2019 from Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA …

2019-05-31: Take Us To Your Leader Sunflowers at night from Milo, Maine, USA on October 11, 2014 High resolution …

2019-05-30: One still from the star trail sequence this morning. Time lapse: youtu.be/ltctYB3Wi…

2019-05-29: Safari! I went on a safari in my yard today. Look at all I found!

2019-05-29: Dramatic change and stunning storm clouds today at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA. The timelapse is …

2019-05-29: Today’s timelapse includes sounds of the mesa sunrise. youtu.be/F21ZdFiik…

2019-05-28: Timelapse for May 27-28, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA: youtu.be/DmMb7jQtI…

2019-05-27: Starlink constellation overpass captured May 26, 2019 9:35-9:42pm MDT at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, …

2019-05-25: I spent the week at Faywood Hot Springs, in Faywood, New Mexico. Time lapse #1 …

2019-05-23: I encountered a peacock at sunrise on my walk back from the soaking pools at Faywood Hot Springs, …

2019-05-17: On May 7, 2016 I was lucky enough to capture the northern lights at Cochiti Lake in New Mexico. This …

2019-05-16: One frame of dawn today from my timelapse at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA

2019-05-16: Good Morning World <3 May 16, 2019 hummingbird at dawn from Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA 📷

2019-05-15: Cecropia moth emergence video youtu.be/vGdxWG1rl…

2019-05-15: We had a second cecropia moth emerge yesterday. It flew off at dusk and is likely a male. A third …

2019-05-14: This shows relative light pollution in northern New Mexico. The pin in the center is my location. …

2019-05-14: Here’s the Milky Way at dawn today, from my time lapse: youtu.be/B9lv2pnDd… My sunset …

2019-05-13: May 13, 2019 the first cecropia moth emerges. I’ve had these cocoons in a safe place since …

2019-05-13: An unidentified hummingbird feeds on Prince’s Plume (Stanleya pinnata) May 14, 2012 in the San …

2019-05-12: Sunrise was beautiful today, captured while flying from Toledo to Chicago. We buried the ashes of my …

2019-05-12: Flight of Roses - today from Chicago to Denver, the pilot handed all women two roses as they …

2019-05-09: Mule deer in spring snow storm, May 9, 2015 at Great Sand Dunes National Park, Alamosa, Colorado, …

2019-05-08: Wasp in flight, May 8, 2012 High resolution original licensed Creative Commons (CC-BY) on Flickr: …

2019-05-07: International Space Station and Dragon Tail The SpaceX Dragon resupply vessel is the dimmer tail …

2019-05-06: Captured May 5, 2016 at Red Rock state park in Gallup, New Mexico, USA High resolution original, …

2019-05-05: May 4-5, 2019 time lapse A couple Eta Aquariid meteors appear before dawn. This still shows some …

2019-05-04: The Eta Aquariid meteors are peaking this weekend. I caught a couple in my time lapse last night: …

2019-05-03: I thoroughly enjoyed seeing DeVotchKa in Taos tonight. They played the song I most wanted to hear. …

2019-05-03: Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey sighting This is not my first time seeing an Osprey VTOL, but this was the lowest yet and flew directly over …

2019-05-02: Panning time lapses Yesterday I tried out my Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer panning mode for time lapse. I’ve very …

2019-05-01: Bee on blossoms, May 5, 2018 High resolution original licensed Creative Commons on flickr: …

2019-04-30: Here’s a shot of the full ‘bow last night, April 29, 2019, in Tres Piedras, New Mexico, …

2019-04-29: I captured a bit of lightning with a rainbow during a thunderstorm tonight, April 29, 2019 at 6:48pm …

2019-04-29: Milky Way captured today, April 29, 2019 at 2:23am MDT from Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA This is …

2019-04-28: We had a very nice sunset at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA on April 27, 2019. My time lapse is here: …

2019-04-27: I made a time lapse of this lenticular cloud today at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA …

2019-04-26: I captured a meteor at 1:12am this morning in my timelapse youtu.be/V8-HKPhE9…

2019-04-25: One hundred years ago today, on April 25, 1919, my grandfather Michael Joseph Schmitt was born in …

2019-04-24: Claretcup cactus blossom captured April 22, 2013 at Embudo, New Mexico, USA High resolution original …

2019-04-23: Horned lizard near Saddle Mountain in Tonopah, Arizona, USA on April 24, 2016 High resolution …

2019-04-22: Colonnade Arch (Five Hole Arch) overlooking the Green River in Utah’s San Rafael desert …

2019-04-21: Rhodochorsite - the Alma King at the Denver Musuem of Nature and Science Rhodochorsite is the …

2019-04-20: The sun sets behind a natural gas power plant (New Harquahala Generating Facility) in Tonopah, AZ on …

2019-04-19: I have a thing for contrails. Captured on April 19, 2013 at Embudo, New Mexico, USA Original on …

2019-04-18: “If you are squeamish / don’t prod the / beach rubble.” - Sappho: A New Translation by Mary …

2019-04-17: I captured this Juniper Hairstreak at Stanley, Virgina, USA on April 15, 2012 flic.kr/p/byWvBW

2019-04-16: Aurora captured April 15, 2015 at Milo, Maine, USA High resolution licensed creative commons …

2019-04-15: One of the reasons I like timelapsing is that I can pick the peak moment of sunrise or sunset from 5 …

2019-04-14: Low clouds over Taos turned into a sea of gold at dawn today. Captured at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, …

2019-04-13: Raven and Storm, April 12, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA. This is from a really nice time …

2019-04-12: I saw a 22° lunar halo last night. Time lapse is here: youtu.be/IL4wHbhki…

2019-04-11: British Soldier lichens from April 9, 2015 at Milo, Maine, USA

2019-04-10: Sun pillar at dawn on April 10, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA It appears briefly at the end …

2019-04-09: Standing wave cloud / lenticulary at dawn, April 9, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA

2019-04-08: Milky Way captured April 8, 2019 at 5:14am MDT from Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA Time lapse: …

2019-04-07: It was a glorious sunset April 7, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA Walking rain - virga and a …

2019-04-07: We had some nice airglow last night at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA Time lapse: …

2019-04-06: Amazing. Not my photo: Read more: spaceweather.com/archive.p… Time lapse: …

2019-04-05: Um, I don’t think that’s how wings are supposed to work… Captured on April 5, …

2019-04-05: No notable meteors last night. I was just lucky the clouds did clear out. Speaking of …

2019-04-04: Second night in a row for meteor with persistent ion train! This one appeared on the far left edge …

2019-04-03: I caught a meteor on April 2, 2019 at 8:57pm MDT that left a persistent ion train (animated GIF). …

2019-04-02: April 1, 2019 star trails before clouds at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA The clouds set in shortly …

2019-04-01: Here’s a throwback to April 1, 2018 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA We’re having …

2019-03-31: Snow day is good day to cuddle inside

2019-03-31: One this day in 2013 at Embudo, New Mexico, USA

2019-03-30: New timelapse: youtu.be/zKITrT-fF…

2019-03-29: Waning crescent moon on the horizon, under the Milky Way at 3:42am today, March 29, 2019 at Tres …

2019-03-28: One year ago I was playing with my new Light L16 computational camera after a snowstorm. Full set: …

2019-03-27: Early morning clouds, March 27, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA

2019-03-26: The gap on this airplane happened because the one second delay between frames on my intervalometer …

2019-03-25: Something weird happens on Micro.blog timeline when an image is posted with embedded content. Both …

2019-03-25: March 24-25, 2019 timelapse I used an ultra-wide angle lens for last night’s timelapse at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA …

2019-03-24: The Last Storm - Friday March 22, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA

2019-03-23: Stack from March 22, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA

2019-03-22: First anvil cloud of the season at sunset tonight Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA March 22, 2019 at …

2019-03-22: Did I mention that every day is caturday? It’s their house now. I’m just happy they …

2019-03-21: March 21, 2019 sunrise I saw fantastic colors at sunrise today, thanks to clouds heralding the oncoming storm. Captured …

2019-03-20: Full Moon Rising on the Vernal Equinox over Flag Mountain

2019-03-20: Almost full moon, March 19, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA

2019-03-19: Really fantastic moon rise tonight at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA

2019-03-19: What’s the deal with animated GIF here? This one of the Aurora was made in our backyard in …

2019-03-18: Found ice sculpture

2019-03-17: Sunset tonight was lit!

2019-03-17: First Butterfly Sighting of Spring ID’d as Milbert’s tortoiseshell March 17, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA

2019-03-17: Your ideas intrigue me and I would like to subscribe to your newsletter

2019-03-16: Milky Way at Nautical Twilight

2019-03-15: UFOs descending on Embudo, New Mexico on March 15, 2013 See the rest of this day at …

2019-03-14: Testing YouTube embed. This was sunrise today from my front yard. Edit: No embed appears on …

2019-03-14: Every day is caturday here. Every. Freaking. Day.

2019-03-13: Trying out an embed from my Flickr account today.

2019-03-12: Yucca (Asparagaceae) at Faywood Hot Springs, New Mexico Dec 19, 2015 The weather is lousy here this …

2019-03-11: This is our gargoyle, Harriet.

2019-03-11: This photo is from last March. We’re seeing more jackrabbits around the house now and I expect …

2019-03-09: Venus near the horizon, Saturn above to the right, and Jupiter above to the right of Saturn. March …

2019-03-06: Milky Way at Dawn, March 5, 2019 at Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA

2019-03-05: The fantastic geometry of ice in the frozen ruts of our muddy road. At Tres Piedras, New Mexico, USA …

2019-03-05: RAWWRRRRR Desert trumpet don’t care March 5, 2016 at Desert Hot Springs, California just …

2019-03-05: Three years ago, from Desert Hot Springs, CA just inside the boundaries of Joshua Tree National park

2019-03-04: TIME IS HONEY!