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BRENT PENNINGTON The Earth's shadow blocks all but a sliver of the moon during the first half of a lunar eclipse, photographed from Scranton, PA, on the night of 27 September 2015.

Simple Clicks – lunar eclipse

I had heard about the lunar eclipse on Sunday night, but wasn’t giving it much thought, since the forecast was calling for overcast.  Turns out the Weather Channel…

BRENT PENNINGTON Orion and its neighbors hang in velvet above Tobyhanna Lake, as seen from the north shore prior to sunrise on the morning of 19 September 2015.

Adventures (and failures) in camping

We went camping two weekends ago, for the very first time.  Technically I went camping once before, when I was about five years old.  It rained the whole…

BRENT PENNINGTON A summer evening on Bear Creek, as it forms the western arm of the impoundment behind Francis Walter Dam. 07 August 2015

Simple Clicks – Frances Walter Dam

Just a few shots from my trip across the Frances Walter Dam impoundment.  This was only, I think, my third visit here.  It’s a shoreline unlike any other…

BRENT PENNINGTON White clouds compete with lily pads as they reflect on the surface of Gouldsboro Lake on a stunning summer afternoon, 23 July 2015.

Afternoon paddling adventure

It seems that at least once each summer, usually late July or August, I throw common sense to the wind, grab the cameras, and head out for a…

BRENT PENNINGTON Sunrise over Lackawanna Lake on the morning of 01 August 2015.

Simple Clicks – sunrise

Just a few shots of sunrise from my blue moon morning paddle.  It was a great sunrise, one of those that looks like it’s going to skunk out,…

BRENT PENNINGTON A full, blue moon, an occurrence that happens only once every three years, hangs over Lackawanna State Park at sunrise on the morning of 01 August 2015.

Simple Clicks – blue moon in b&w

While processing the blue moon shots from my morning visit to Lackawanna, I started thinking about how they’d look in black & white.  The beauty of digital is…

BRENT PENNINGTON A full, blue moon, an occurrence that happens only once every three years, hangs over Lackawanna State Park at sunrise on the morning of 01 August 2015.

Blue Moon

Around here there was a fair bit of blue moon celebration a couple of weeks back.  A couple of the state parks hosted blue moon paddles that night;…

BRENT PENNINGTON A full golden moon rises in the east, as seen from atop the Connell Garage in downtown Scranton following First Friday on the evening of 03 July 2015.

Simple Clicks – moonrise

We lingered atop the garage after Friday night’s fireworks, waiting for the traffic to clear from the square below.  It wasn’t long after the man-made display that nature…

Simple Clicks – Orions Belt

Just a simple click today, as I’m hard at work supporting Mandy by providing photo coverage of NEPA BlogCon 2014.  (And for the first time ever, making a…

Simple Clicks – Autumn shoreline

View from the kayak a couple of weekends back, looking north up Lackawanna Lake towards Bullhead Bay.  The shoreline colors were just starting and are farther along now….

Simple Clicks – Sunrise

A pair leftover from last September, from an early morning when I was on my way to Lackawanna State Park with the kayak.  Coming over the hill towards…

Storm clouds darken the sky and make rays of the sunlight just before the thunder starts at Hillside Farms in Dallas, PA, on the afternoon of 04 August 2012.

Some (minor) storm chasing

Okay, so storm chasing is a bit of an exaggeration, since the storm ran me down before I even knew it was there.  It was a case of…