The Griffith Observatory

Join Ben & Chris on Monday

Here’s a great Kickstarter project! It’s a very cool device you can use to make some incredible time lapse sequences. I’m buying one!

And even better, the founders, Ben & Chris, will be Live on Monday night’s show with me. We’re trying something new, and you can watch live here on The show starts at 7 PM PST (Your World Time). Just look at the blog here a bit before that and you’ll see the YouTube Live Embedded Player.

Daily Photo – The Griffith Observatory

This was a very fun night in LA.

I went up to the Griffith Observatory with Tom to grab a photo. I had always heard about this spot, but never made it up there to take photos of my own. The conditions are very difficult, and the parking was quite rough. After a long walk and deciding on a shot, I set up for what you see here…

Maybe I’ll have to go back here with my Genie! 🙂

The Griffith Observatory

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2018-01-05 17:03:55
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  • Cool shot! What is that – a laser light?? 🙂 Looking forward to the show Monday night – sounds and looks great!

  • Casper van Zyl

    Like the shot, you can see the milky way in the sky. Also looks like you used a light of sorts to enhance what looks like the top of the gate,could be wrong.Have a pleasant weekend everyone.

  • I saw the time-lapse right from these guys, and I think its really cool! I want one too!

  • Casper van Zyl

    Hi Trey, after watching the video of the Genie and the way things are progressing in Photography I think its going to be a must added item to ones gear.No dough t about it. What would be the price of such a gadget ?

  • It looks like a sight on a rifle, and the barrel is pointing at the observatory… cool shot

  • Mandy Jones

    That genie looks very cool – I want one!

  • DennyLittle

    Trey, I will be watching for what you come up with the Genie.

  • Rasekh Fatmi

    remarkable shot, especially fitting that the night sky is so clear and you can see all the stars as a backdrop to the observatory! I havent had too much luck with clear skies around LA

  • Ahh, my favorite spot! You shot it well Trey and I hope you’ll shoot this more in the future! And that Genie device does seem like a great idea! 😉

  • I just got in at the $690 level. The thing is flying off the shelves so those who want in better act fast! Can’t wait for the show on Monday to see this baby in live action.

  • Trey Ratcliff


  • Trey Ratcliff

    It’s so awesome.

  • Very cool!! There are so many things in photography I want to do, time lapse is one of them.

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