Reflecting on the passing of time.

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    After many months gathering dust, on Friday night I took my D700 out for a bit of exercise in Snowdonia. First stop was at Llyn Dinas near Beddgelert. Stood at the shores of the lake surrounded by nothing but starlight (and the occassional passing motorist) , it was a pretty amazing sight.

    The water was so still and reflected beautifully the stars above.

    Nikon D700, NIkkon 12-24mm, 18x30s, 14mm, ISO6400 @ f/2.8

    *Vendetta, StafbulCZ, Redeyes1966, and 44 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Riccardo Brig Casarico 38 months ago | reply

      Fantastica composizione !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Complimenti !!!

      Per vedere tutte le mie foto :

    2. papalamour 38 months ago | reply

      Can those really be the bright lights of Las Beddgelertas's casinos in the background?
      Bootiful.. I have the tripod and the remote.. damm you Jones I am going without you now.. Dinas Dinlle / Aberdesach tonight (after i have completed my tax returns)

    3. c@rljones 38 months ago | reply

      Ooh I might head out tonight myself, if I do i'll let you know, thinking of heading over to Rhyd-Ddu and trying my astrotrac out.

    4. David85Williams 38 months ago | reply

      Stunning work Carl. Nice to see some new work. :)

    5. rob the tog 38 months ago | reply

      Awesome, do you know the reason for the blue shift on the stars?

    6. c@rljones 38 months ago | reply

      Thanks Rob, I'm not sure tbh, I'm assuming it's just to do with the light being diffracted through the atmosphere at those angles?

    7. Dov Plawsky 38 months ago | reply

      Beautiful. I like how you allowed the lower hill/mountain to be on the right to accentuate the star trails. Well composed.

    8. Lee Renshaw 38 months ago | reply

      Beautiful picture... So vibrant and sharp, thanks for sharing this.....

    9. BBC Sky at Night 38 months ago | reply

      Would love to use in show but cannot due to watermark :o(

    10. c@rljones 38 months ago | reply

      watermark removed :)

    11. Helen in Wales 38 months ago | reply

      Absolutely stunning! Not often we get such clear nights either. :)

    12. Ignacio Peláez Herrera 38 months ago | reply

      love how looks the reflections on water.

    13. Eni Turkeshi Imagery 38 months ago | reply

      this is really magical.
      a great long exposure example.

      I enjoyed the opportunity to view your photo at Explore My Photostream

    14. vote_pedro1970 38 months ago | reply

      Wow, what an image, I'm getting dizzy just looking at it.

    15. djouny 38 months ago | reply

      what great example... beautiful!

    16. josie cross 38 months ago | reply

      wow. this is great.

    17. Rory Francis 37 months ago | reply

      If I'm not very much mistaken, I saw this in a major Sunday Newspaper recently. When I first saw it, it took me a while to work out that the light was from the headlights of the passing cars. Well done. Great shot.

    18. tommy tui 36 months ago | reply

      a heavenly creations beautifully illustrated..llongyfarchiadau

    19. Abhinav Singhai 33 months ago | reply

      this is amazing :)

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