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Auroras!

Auroras!

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive The "Superstorm", May 10, 2024 Aurora borealis in Georgia on May 10, 2024. Photo © Morris Yoder. Hundreds of millions of people gawked at the night sky...

End of the Trail, July 2024: Northern Lights

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Northern lights. Photo © Shawn Martin. Northern lights. Photo © Shawn Martin. On May 11, 2024, our family gathered outdoors as the sun disappeared out of...

Favorite Focus, July 2024

Favorite Focus, July 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Photo © Joy Penner. West Texas storm. Photos © Anna Schmitt. Northern lights. Photo © Robert Frazer. Gray squirrel. Photo © Nathan Leinbach. Barred Owl....

Let’s Take a Hike, February 2024: Lightning

Let’s Take a Hike, February 2024: Lightning

My March Contest Lenspiration Second Place Winner March in Southern Africa marks the beginning of autumn. This is the rainy season in the eastern part. With temperatures still warm and humidity...

Photographing Snowflakes—Computer Time

Photographing Snowflakes—Computer Time

Editor's note: For background to this lesson, you may recall that last month I mentioned how my interest in learning snowflake photography led me to the book by Don Komarechka, Sky Crystals. Mr....

Photographing Snowflakes—Field Time

Photographing Snowflakes—Field Time

When I first opened my copy of Sky Crystals, by Don Komarechka, I was struck by the beauty of the snowflakes, and Mr. Komarechka’s ability to capture that beauty photographically. Furthermore, I was...

Snowbank Rescue

Snowbank Rescue

“What are you looking at, Father?” Joanna asked. She had just returned from the sink where she had swallowed a dose of cough syrup. Staying home from school was boring, and Father’s figure, leaning...

Lighting for Lightning

Lighting for Lightning

Lightning flickered in the west. Invisible waves of wind rocked the treetops. Would it rain? The dry ground could use it.“If there is a storm tonight, I might leave when it is over and go to Salt...