Shine on you crazy Diamond!

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To realize a life long dream is a special feeling; I've always wanted to look up at the galaxy, gaze at the heavens and simply immerse myself in it's wondrous light. I finally got that chance at Joshua tree national park and thank my dear friend for dragging me here at long last!

This is a vertical panorama of 7 images, hand stitched in Photoshop.

This shot was published in the 2012 plus one collection book :

Shot Details :

Camera : Canon 5D Mark iii
Aperture : f/2.8
ISO: 2500
Shutter Speed : 20s
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  1. Robin-Wilson 23 months ago | reply

    Fantatstic shot!!....the star gazer is very cool!
    Your excellent photo was seen in the
    Into the Night Photography Group. It
    Deserves the Into the Night Award!
    Into the Night Photography Award

  2. Nelepl 23 months ago | reply

    Great shot and the title

  3. jospedrocordeiro 21 months ago | reply


  4. TPorter2006 18 months ago | reply

    After ascending to the heights of the Pinnacle, after climbing the Kanchenjunga, beyond the steepness of the K2, there is Mount Everest.

    The Pinnacle Admin Team is hosting the fourth ever Everest Challenge for the 15 winners who won K2 challenges in our group during the past year. And your image is included in that select challenge, congrats!

    This challenge is open for you to review challenge link here. Do drop in to our group and place your vote. Only one of these stunning images can be the best and stand at the the summit of Mount Everest!

    Best of luck!

  5. Andrew Tan 2011 18 months ago | reply

    Told ya this would go all the way to Everest

  6. Sairam Sundaresan 18 months ago | reply

    thanks guys! Andrew, I would have never believed it ! :D hahaha

  7. taryntella2 18 months ago | reply

    Glorious image - and congrats (in advance) of your Pinnacle win - I think you are a winner! :-)

  8. TPorter2006 17 months ago | reply

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! Your stunning image has made it to the top!
    First winning five tough rounds to claim a Pinnacle HoF!
    Then overcoming the difficulty to win our weekly K-Challenge!
    Next it was to the top of the K2 Challenge against other K-Challenge winners!
    Now a winner in the Everest Challenge! against your other K2 winning peers.

    An amazing feat indeed!
    Everest Challenge2

  9. taryntella2 17 months ago | reply

    Magic! Congrats!

  10. malik ml williams 17 months ago | reply

    Congrats again. Stunning, stunning, stunning...

  11. Sairam Sundaresan 17 months ago | reply

    thanks guys! Little fuzzy in the head :D

  12. xtremepeaks 17 months ago | reply

    Wonderful image, great job! Congrats!

  13. TPorter2006 14 months ago | reply

    Sairam, your image was featured in the Flipboard app under the Flipboard picks section. I had made a magazine of K2 winners months ago, but they just decided to feature a few of the photos. More than 10 million people subscribe to that, so you may have seen a lot more views.

  14. New Era 51 14 months ago | reply

    Divinely shot

  15. artland 12 months ago | reply

    This is a wonderful shot!
    You are invited to post it to:


  16. Chris Best Photography 10 months ago | reply

    wow. that is amazing

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