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Sunrise Panorama

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Multiple images, shot from the tripod while waiting for the sun to rise. stitched with Hugin.

Camel’s Hump Sunrise 2017

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The moon and the stars and sunrise called last weekend. I set the alarm for 2am, was out of bed by 2:15 and locking the car at the trailhead by 3:45. Summit under a headlamp via Burrows Trail to a sliver of a moon where I setup the GoPro to capture a time-lapse and my Canon on the tripod. Forecast was for clear skies – we ended up with some haze overhead and fog in the valleys.

I sat and watched sci-fi clouds change color with the sunrise, and watched the fog float and roll up over the terrain in the valley.

Sunrise was unreal, less dynamic due to few clouds than last year’s sunrise hike – but serene and calm.

Until a drone buzzed the summit and flew south to Wind Gap, back over the summit, and then explored the cliffs off the east side. It eventually dropped out of site – but even when it was near Wind Gap and out of sight it was quite loud… After it was called back to its master things quieted down again. With the valley fog the mountain top was eerily still aside from the wind which ranged from a gentle breeze to the occasional gust.

I watched the shadow of the mountain grow in the valley below to the west. As I enjoyed the summit I snapped photos, chatted with a few other hikers, and sipped on the coffee I carried up.

I descended the summit via the cliffs on the Long Trail and returned to the car via the Forest City Trail.

Camels Hump Sunrise – September 2017

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Camel's Hump VT Sunrise from Mike Beganyi on Vimeo.


Friday, September 15th, 2017

The Farm Barn

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Datail of the Farm Barn at Shelburne Farms

Night Shot

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Quick, noisy, hand held night shot at Silver Lake… need to bring the tripod back and do some long(er) exposures.

Silver Lake, 2017, Kids V2

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

3 kiddos, 2 dads, a short hike into the campground at Silver Lake in GMNF. A wander, shaking a wild apple tree, looking for critters, then fire, dinner, and sleep. A great way to overnight with the kids.


Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Toy boats at the Sailing Center.

Trail Dog

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Camel’s Hump with Jen after dropping the kids off for their first day of school. The pup came with us.

Farm Barn, Shelburne Farms

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

After school hike and a lovely shot of Mt. Mansfield, Camel’s Hump and the Farm Barn.