Perseids Meteor Shower

Perseids Meteor Shower

Photographed from the edge of Lyon County Fishing Lake, Kansas I pulled myself out of bed at 3 a.m. this morning, grabbed my Nikon and headed northwest, away from city lights. I knew the moon would be bright in the sky, obscuring all but the brighter shooting stars....
Fireworks

Fireworks

Fourth of July celebration, near Americus, Kansas (blended exposures) Above: the Emporia fireworks...