milky way over balanced rock

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    Stayed out until 4AM last night traipsing around Arches National Park with my photog friend Charlie. For this shot he let me borrow his 5DMkII with the 16-35L lens - full frame, ISO 3200 at f 2.8... Holy moly!!

    I did the light painting with my 580EXII strobe, gelled with 1/4 CTO and shot through a big long snoot to try to keep spill off the plants in the foreground. Had the flash set at 1/4th power and popped it off about a dozen times across the rock face.

    Jon Kirker, sundevilstormin, and 49 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. sundevilstormin 58 months ago | reply

      WOW! Well executed!

    2. lizardgal 58 months ago | reply

      That's way cool. :-)

    3. poorpoor 58 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot! I've been thinking about making the switch from Nikon to get the 5d MkII.

    4. jsv_foto 58 months ago | reply

      Very impressive work, and good use of a snoot. Did you actually walk by those rocks or did your fire your flash from afar?

    5. alpenglowtravelers 58 months ago | reply

      like another planet with glowing rocks

    6. Zac 58 months ago | reply

      Very creative. Congrat!

    7. antisocialist [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

      Excellent work!!!

    8. edelmandala 58 months ago | reply

      fabulous .....

    9. bergstrom15 58 months ago | reply

      Awesome shot. I was there last summer. The first night my wife got spooked and we went to the hotel. The second night was cloudy. Boo!

    10. puszka 58 months ago | reply

      A definite winner!
      A person with your talent should join:
      Aggressive photographers!

    11. eoscatchlight 57 months ago | reply

      Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    12. Martina986 57 months ago | reply

      OMG! OUTSTANDING!

      faved!

    13. haban hero 52 months ago | reply

      Awesome picture. Really like milky way shots. Nice job with the rocks too!

    14. samutahjazz 44 months ago | reply

      now this one is nice. nice job.

    15. gatorgalpics 16 months ago | reply

      Brilliant!
      Hope all is well.

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