Milky Way over The Organ - Arches NP

Milky Way stars over 'The Organ' in the "Courthouse Towers" region of Arches National Park. The Organ has been light painted (aka light painting) from a stationary quartz halogen light (see lighting and camera position map below). The glow on the right horizon is from the moon, which will rise in another 30 minutes. Camera direction is North.


Canon EOS 5D Mark II

EF 15mm F/2.8 Fisheye

F2.8 - 30 sec. - ISO 6400


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  • Chris Askew 3y

    This is incredible
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    very beautiful image ,good work ,congrats !!

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  • Steven Bulman 3y

    Superb night photography. This reminds me of a very famous Tom Till image that appeared on the cover of Outdoor Photographer some years back. It was taken during the day and included flowers in the foreground. This terrific shot taken in the same place is also spectacular and belongs on the cover of a photo magazine. Love your work.

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    Lovely shot, looks like sunlight

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    That is incredible mate! What a great shot!
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    this is great!
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Taken on October 20, 2011
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