There are strange lights in the “hollar”!
I mentioned in my last post that Tony and few of us spent some time Wednesday morning making light orbs in one of the old cabins we visited. Not a conventional approach to the spirit of the Smokies, but a lot of fun. Our tripod-mounted cameras were set to 30 seconds at f/22, and ISO 800. Tony made the light orbs by twirling a short strand of Christmas tree lights while stepping in a small sircle in the middle of the room. It is pretty much a hit-or-miss operation as the goal is to make as tight an orb as you can. We shot a total of 12 orbs, but most showed breaks or were loose. This is the best I got from my camera position. I used my 10-24mm wide angle zoom at 15mm to capture as much of the room as possible.
I am back at home now, and will be posting my final shots, updates, and few thoughts over the next week or so.