Light Painting

This is a fun one to decode....

with surprising splashes of color going a half-mile up

(and no Photoshop as always)


I envisioned the "Shoot the Moon" perspective during the day and suggested it to the WIRED photographer. We had our tripod legs enmeshed, and I hope they got something similar.


Photo explanation below; it was my high-power rocket suffering a fairly catastrophic failure. (camera settings, propellant details)

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Taken on July 19, 2008
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