After standing outside in the pouring rain last night at a girls lacrosse game, I woke up to snow on the ground. On April 16. I had the opposite feeling back in the winter when snowpacalypse was forecast for something like the seventh time. I set up a GoPro in the front yard to capture a time lapse of the impending blizzard. What we got instead was a glorified dusting with temps in the teens. Without a specific weather story to pursue, I took the time lapse concept on the road throughout the day and put together this video.Read more "Snow Day (time lapse)"
Back in the fall, my colleague Jenna Cho wanted to do a video story about the crew from Erik Block Design-Build. They were going to be building a post-and-beam barn in Lyme. Problem was, construction had barely started, and we needed the story for the paper sooner rather than later. In brainstorming ideas for the […]Read more "130-day time lapse: winter barn construction"
The weather forecast wasn’t great for Monday night-Tuesday morning, but I decided to stay up anyway to try a time lapse of the total lunar eclipse. I used the built-in interval timers on a pair of Nikon D200s, one with a 17-55mm lens, the other started with a 300mm and a 1.4x teleconverter. My thought […]Read more "Lunar Eclipse Winter Solstice 2010 Time Lapse"
Twenty five degrees, snow turning to sleet turning to rain. Perfect day for a cruise on the Connecticut River! The Coast Guard cutter Bollard is charged with keeping the river clear for commerical boat traffic throughout the winter. The crew took me along for a ride today. The cold was no problem, but the moisture […]Read more "On Board an Ice Breaker"