Stolen Pixels

stealing light. capturing moments.


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Backpacking

My father and I hiked up a local mountain yesterday and spent the night for father’s day; a storm blew up about 4am, but it was all good! I had fun, and I’m glad to have spent the day with my dad.

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Midnight Trains

No, this wasn’t taken at midnight, but it sounds good, doesn’t it? It’s pretty cool that you can actually see through the gaps in the train cars, even though the train was moving pretty quickly. I had a few other shots that I liked better for composition, but this one was the only one that didn’t end up blurry. All I had was a small 5″ tripod, so stability was not easily achieved.

PS: Sorry I didn’t post a photo yesterday. I’ve been pretty sick, and I didn’t even get out of bed at all. Here’s to standing up!


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Welcome to Cherryville

Saturday night, after the snow, we had a very impressive sunset; unfortunately, I didn’t get to a good vantage point to get any real “sharable” pictures. I did, however, hang around town and play with some long exposure photography. This is a combination of three long exposure shots: one 8 seconds, one 20 seconds, and one 30 seconds.


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Snowy Night

This one is a bit dark, but this is a picture of an uncommon piedmont snow in North Carolina. I also wandered around town the night of the snow, and I think you’ll really like tomorrow’s picture.


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Street Night –Car View–

I was actually playing with long exposure shots whilst driving (not recommended) when I decided to take a picture of Main Street. I don’t know why I like this picture so much, I suppose it’s just the whole nighttime mood combined with the red light wait. Back to the long exposure shots — I think I’m going to try it out with a different method of transport, perhaps an improvised dolly or something similar. I liked the effect, but the car movement provided too much shake.