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Old Nov 7, 2012, 5:30 PM   #1
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This was my first attempt at shooting the milky way. I put the camera setting on Tungsten to see what results I would get. There was alot of light coming from Wichita,Ks. way off......but at least I tried....
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Old Nov 9, 2012, 1:16 AM   #2
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Nice,

I want to try some star shots.. maybe in Death Valley. Can you tell us what your settings were and lens?
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Old Nov 9, 2012, 8:36 AM   #3
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It has been a long time since I saw the Milky Way. Light pollution has made it impossible to see all but just a few stars. With Google Sky Map on my phone, I can see where the stars are supposed to be.

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Gorgeous. EXIF shows 30 second exposure at f2.8, ISO 1000.
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It almost looks like a column of smoke. It is a pity that there is so much light pollution that it is hard to find a truly dark sky where it provides such a spectacular view. Like Cal, I haven't seen it in a long time, either. Why the Tungsten balance? Most of that light is from different sources. Nice try, though.
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Gorgeous. EXIF shows 30 second exposure at f2.8, ISO 1000.
That would be it
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It almost looks like a column of smoke. It is a pity that there is so much light pollution that it is hard to find a truly dark sky where it provides such a spectacular view. Like Cal, I haven't seen it in a long time, either. Why the Tungsten balance? Most of that light is from different sources. Nice try, though.
Just to thinking outside my box.....
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It has been a long time since I saw the Milky Way. Light pollution has made it impossible to see all but just a few stars. With Google Sky Map on my phone, I can see where the stars are supposed to be.

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Even though I am in Kansas, there is an awful lot of light generated from Wichita which is 18 miles south of where I live. Always fun to try though!
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Very nice image. Well composed and framed.

By the way, I enjoyed looking at your photographs on smugmug. Great body of work.
I like your use of the Orton affect. Not seen very often.

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Very nice image. Well composed and framed.

By the way, I enjoyed looking at your photographs on smugmug. Great body of work.
I like your use of the Orton affect. Not seen very often.

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Thanks Zig....orton works for somethings and not others. It's fun to try different things to creat photograpic art~
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