I drove to Crater Lake National Park on the night of May 31, 2013 to photograph the Milky Way rising above the rim. Without warning, an unmistakable faint glow of the aurora borealis began erupting right in front of me. This post features my latest time-lapse video of the aurora borealis over Crater Lake.
Our 2013 workshop season is about to begin and for those who were lucky enough to grab a spot, we can’t wait to meet you and look forward to some fantastic dark skies this summer. The response has been so overwhelming; we’re already making big plans for 2014!
Less than a third of the worldwide population and 1% of the continental USA population lives under truly, unpolluted from light, starry skies. Do you?
What a year… So many great times to look back on and so many opportunities coming in 2013. I spent most of the summer months teaching workshops here in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, I had a few opportunities to get out on my own and wrap up my first time-lapse film, ‘Within Two Worlds’…
‘Beyond the Rim’ was selected as the cover of Cascade A&E’s January 2013 issue and includes an interview for the featured article written by Jeff Spry.
The sun unleashed a huge, X-class solar flare on July 12, 2012. Here is an in-depth look from my experience capturing the aurora borealis over Sparks Lake in Central Oregon.
My latest time-lapse video depicts an alternate perspective by giving us the illusion of times movement, signifying a beginning and end within a world of constant contradiction.
During the early morning of June 17, 2012, by pure coincidence, I had an amazing opportunity to witness and photograph the Aurora Borealis over Crater Lake. Capturing this famous light show has been a dream of mine for several years…
Nighted Vail is the Grand Prize Winner of Outdoor Photographer Magazine’s 3rd Annual Great Outdoors Photography Contest and will be published in the July 2012 issue.
NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) featured ‘Beyond the Rim’ on April 25, 2012.