This is the last total lunar eclipse you can see before December 2010. Don’t miss this great photo opportunity if you missed the last one. For more details, please visit this NASA page and read the viewing guide at space.com. Here are some moon shooting tips on DPTnT:
The autumn is just around the corner. With hot summer coming to an end and nature bringing out a brilliant show of colors, photographing the Fall foliage is going to be a fun activity for digital photography lovers. Here are some resources for fall foliage status that can help you with questions such as where to go and when to go.
This doesn’t happen many times in your life time. So if you can stay up late or get up early, don’t miss it! It will be “really beautiful and like nothing you’ve ever seen before” according to San Francisco Chronicle. It appears that the folks in west coast are in the best viewing areas. Get your details on local timing and weather, and get your long lens and tripod ready.
If you are interested in aircraft spotting, or just like the thrills of taking a photo of jumbo jets fly as low as 100 ft overhead, Gravelly Point Park near Washington DC is the place to visit. It is a small park alone the Virginia side of the Potomac River. It is only a few hundred feet from the runway of Reagan National Airport. It has plenty of parking, large fields for sports, trails for biking, picnic tables, and a boat ramp. It is a great place to visit.
Getting there is a little tricky though. It doesn’t seem to have a street address. To map it and get driving directions on Google Maps, use the GPS coordinate “N38.8642,W77.0400” as the address. Remember you need to head north on George Washington Memorial Parkway to be able to get into the park.