Jupiter and Saturn – Autumn planets

On Tueday Jupiter was at opposition, this means that the Sun, Earth and Jupiter are all in a line and it's the closest that Jupiter gets to us this year. It also happened to be the closest Jupiter will be for a long time, so I was keen to get out and see what images … Continue reading Jupiter and Saturn – Autumn planets

Astro Pics – 2 Planets and a Cluster

The nights over the last few weeks have been quite clear over England with the weather being unseasonably dry. This always offers some wonderful night time views of the sky and I knew it was coming up to the time where Saturn and Jupiter were in the sky.Then last week I say that yellowy star … Continue reading Astro Pics – 2 Planets and a Cluster

Mountains and Lakes

The Lake District area of England is in the north east of the country, the mountain valley's from some very beautiful lakeside scenery and as you can see below makes for some spectacular views.Let me know what you think, I would love to know. Copyright Simon Farnell 2022 Copyright Simon Farnell 2022 Copyright Simon Farnell … Continue reading Mountains and Lakes

May Dusk Photo’s

I'm always keeping an eye out for a good photo shot as many of you know, the last week or so has had some mixed weather which can make for some pretty awesome shot opportunities.Here's a few of them: Copyright Simon Farnell 2022 Copyright Simon Farnell 2022 Copyright Simon Farnell 2022 What do you think? … Continue reading May Dusk Photo’s

March 2022 in Night Pictures

March is now long behind us, but some of the pictures remind me of the cold, clear nights that shine with such beauty and how the light can transform in so many ways... I hope you enjoy these, let me know if you have any favourites. I've left them as a gallery here: Let me … Continue reading March 2022 in Night Pictures

Photography and a Lesson in Preparation

Earlier in the year I did a little self investing and I bought myself a star tracker. For anyone that doesn't know what this does, it can cancel out the rotation of the Earth so that long exposure camera shots can be taken without getting streaky stars. What it essentially does is rotate the camera … Continue reading Photography and a Lesson in Preparation

January 2022 in Pictures

It's already the end of the first month of 2022, the Sun is coming out more, the morning and evenings are little brighter each day. January might be the darkest month but when the light come out there is some beauty to take in as these pictures celebrate: I hope you enjoy these, let me … Continue reading January 2022 in Pictures