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Thomas O'Brien

Thomas O'Brien



  • canon 5d mark 2
  • 4x5 field camera
  • a whole bunch of lubitels
  • 24mm 1.4
  • 50mm 1.2
  • 12-24mm
  • 70-200 2.8 IS

Meteor Showers

Published May 20th, 2014

Here is a collection of Meteor images photographed near Aspen Colorado. The Earth is about to pass through a stream of debris from the comet 209P/LINEAR this memorial weekend. We don't know what the comet looked like back in the 1800's when the comet passed through this area of space. There is a good chance we could be in for a meteor shower this weekend.

Watch my 2014 Meteor time-lapse reel.

If you are interested in trying to photograph some meteors this weekend check out my blog post with a few basic tips on how to capture them 10 tips for photographing meteor showers

Here are the first 5 of 10 tips for photographing meteor showers.

1 - Find a location that is far away from the light pollution of major cities and towns. You can use this handy website to see at a glance where the dark skies are. Use this site as a general guide, and keep in mind that there are things like oil rigs and mining operations that don't show up on these maps.

2 - Get se ...

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