Perseid Meteor Shower Star Trails Time Lapse

Posted in Places by Mike Panic
11 Aug 2013
Perseid Meteor Shower Star Trail Time Lapse

Each year the Perseids happen around the second week in August.  The annual meteor shower can be seen by virtually everyone provided the sky is clear and you’re willing to stay up late.  The amount of activity tends to be very high, and it’s a blast to watch.  On the evening of August 10th I went to a part of the Appalachian trails near my home known as Bake Oven Knob, knowing there would be little light pollution and it’s a quick walk to the lookout.  My goal was to capture enough images to make a star trails composite photograph.

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Linfield Industrial Park | Kinsey Distillery

Posted in Places by Mike Panic
23 Jun 2012
Linfield Indsutrial Park | Kinsey Distillery

A few years ago I found Forgotten PA, a blog that focuses on abandoned and forgotten about industrial parts of what made Pennsylvania great.  There’s one spot that I’ve been meaning to go explore since discovering the site, but still haven’t.  This morning I found myself with little actual work to do and no commitments, but didn’t feel like driving two hours north to the spot I’ve been contemplating going.  So I looked around on the blog for something closer, and found Linfield Industrial Park, at roughly an hour drive I packed my bag on an amazing day and drove down.  The blog was written in 2007, it does not mention anywhere to actually get into the park, nor does anywhere else that I tried to Google.  To confuse matters even more, it’s also referred to as the Kinsey Distillery, but no address.  Going off a rough guess, I set the GPS in my iPhone and headed out.

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Brick by Brick: A Documentary on the Bethlehem Skateplaza

Posted in Places, Published Work by Mike Panic
23 May 2012
homebase

I’ve been working with Homebase Skateshop for several years now and am really stoked to have some stills used in this amazing short film.  The purpose of the film is to raise awareness for how a community can come together, without tax dollars, and be beneficial.

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Studio 950 Salon

Posted in Places by Mike Panic
2 Nov 2011
Studio 950 Salon

Chad, Studio 950 Salon‘s owner rebuilt his salon and needed updated photos for his website, so we spent the morning shooting.  His salon is beautiful and I hope I was able to capture it for him. 

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Northern Liberties

Posted in Places by Mike Panic
29 Aug 2009
06

I hadn’t been on a photo walk in a long time so I was excited to go out with Andrea and see what all the fuss was about with urban decay, something she specializes in.  I had a total blast, even in all the humidity.

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