Photography ~ Downtown Fayetteville, North Carolina Light Trails, 10/07

West, looking east…


DIY [#37] ~ Received & Installed Rhino-Rack Pioneer LED Light Brackets today, 12/23

Photo Van, nearly ready to move & shoot

Camera RollVan twilight shots of the newly installed LED lightbars & flood cubes.

I had the Flood Cube mounting arms powder coated. I like it better than the “ugly” rubberized paint that I hid with split-loom tubing


Photography ~ At the end of Nautical Twilight, Fayetteville, North Carolina–11/16

Yesterday–between 5:54 & 6:24 am EST

Timing & Length

twiligh-phasesThe duration of each twilight phase depends on the latitude and the time of the year. In locations where the Sun is directly overhead at noon – for example at the Equator during the equinoxes – the Sun traverses the horizon at an angle of 90°, making for swift transitions between night and day and relatively short twilight phases. For example, in Quito, Ecuador, which is very close to the Equator, civil twilight begins only about 21 minutes before sunrise during the equinoxes.

At higher latitudes, in both hemispheres, the Sun’s path makes a lower angle with the horizon, so the twilight phases last longer: