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Mono Lake South Tufas before Dawn [4776] *Explored* | by Steven Christenson
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Mono Lake South Tufas before Dawn [4776] *Explored*

I plucked an oldie out of the files. Still one of my favorite light painting accidents!




Mono Lake Tufas.

This is a 30 second exposure taken at 5:39 am - almost an hour before sunrise.


The nearest Tufas are illuminated by a flashlight. The foreground is lit from my red LED headlamp (it was unintentional!) Look carefully and you'll notice at least one star in the sky. This was a 30 second exposure as twilight began to arrive. For another image taken a few minutes earlier (and darker) see here.


Larger size? see here.



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This photo is from my early days. The improved contrast version I have hanging on my wall is so much nicer.


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Taken on March 9, 2008