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    Taken at the historic Australian gold mining town of Hill End.

    I would be very grateful if you could take a moment in the comments below to tell me how you arrived at this page, where it was linked from, etc. Thanks.

    Strobist info: Three pops handheld from a 580EX II flash set to manual (1/4 either side of the tree for separation from the starscape and 1/8 in the centre to light up the ghost gum tree).

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    You can find out more about the photo at Royce Bair's blog, Into the Night Photography

    SPierce66, celllfish, V i n c e n z o, and 57 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. truebluerose 29 months ago | reply

      Amazing glad I found it...was shared in Enigma on Facebook...very well liked!!

    2. 2wildananas 28 months ago | reply

      amazing. alpha generation (fb group). had your name in the description. a quick flickr search later. et voila

    3. natecochrane 28 months ago | reply

      many thanks, Tyson, Trey is an amazing photographer. So glad you made it here.

    4. natecochrane 28 months ago | reply

      Many thanks for pointing me back to Enigma - great FB group.

    5. natecochrane 28 months ago | reply

      I haven't heard of Alpha Gen, must check it out, thanks!

    6. Brendan Arthur Ring 28 months ago | reply

      please add me as a contact - i like your photography

    7. natecochrane 26 months ago | reply

      Thanks for stopping past and going to all the trouble to find me.

    8. peachcake 20 months ago | reply

      Found this picture on Pintrest, I am so in love with it!!!

    9. kristinashams 20 months ago | reply

      It's amazing picture, Found this picture on

    10. Shannonsong 18 months ago | reply

      Breathtaking, I found it on Pinterest.

    11. IronRodArt - Royce Bair ("Star Shooter") 14 months ago | reply

      Hi! I'm the moderator of this G+ group: Here's a post that was linked to you. - I've seen this all over the web and am glad to find the original photographer!

    12. theohiobloke 13 months ago | reply

      Found it on pinterest. Is this 3 pictures combined into one then?

    13. natecochrane 13 months ago | reply

      A single long exposure with minor tweaks in Lightroom.

    14. Adri Smuts 10 months ago | reply

      Hi Nate! This is incredibly beautiful! Saw this image from your comment on digital photography school.

    15. srv kmr 10 months ago | reply

      Superb click.. which camera and lens?

    16. natecochrane 10 months ago | reply

      5D Mk II, 16-35mm f/2.8

    17. Antoimn photo 10 months ago | reply

      Nice work! Was linked here from your comment on DIY Photography's article on night time photography.

    18. Chick'sPix 10 months ago | reply

      Ditto on the DIY link. Very nice shot!!

    19. kehvynko 10 months ago | reply

      Saw this on your comment on DPS. Great shot

    20. PINCO.artist 9 months ago | reply

      i saw it first on Pinterest... about 6 months ago... fell in love/awe and paint it!

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