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Volcanic Twilight | by Alex Noriega.
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Volcanic Twilight

Just reprocessed this guy, the first image in my "Volcanic Twilight" series.


Things were bothering me about the old one - the shadows were too harsh, the sky was too bright, it was too magenta/purple overall, and the stars were too bright and sharp. I like this one better.


It's also funny, I spent 7 hours on the original PP, and this one took 1-2.


Two exposures: one for the landscape and sky (2-stop grad over the sky), and one for the stars about an hour later.

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Taken on May 13, 2012