Essays taken from a weekly newspaper column published in the Washington County News, Washington, Kansas. Look for my book, "Dispatches From Kansas," available from Amazon.com, or from the author.
Spectacular. We city dwellers forget that there are stars around us, say nothing of the edge-on view of the home galaxy.
Ahhhh... Especially the top and bottom ones. And the middle one, too.This reminds me of the very first piece of yours I read - about the cell towers marching across the landscape and the intrusion of human light. I'm glad to see it's being held at bay.
Even out here in the sticks it's difficult finding a truly light-free area. We just drove south of town and navigated down backroads until finding a suitable spot, one with a dead snag or tree. I intend to continue this field because most of my images were a little soft even though I was using a tripod and remote shutter release. Odd, so I have to learn from my mistakes. But was a lot of fun stumbling around in the dark.
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