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Galaxy

While most normal people were doing what normal people do on a saturday evening, I was down at Coal Cliff up to my ankles in cool, fresh seawater trying to capture a frame of our majestic galaxy until the early hours.

 

I thought coal cliff would be remote enough to not suffer from much light pollution but it seems that all the ships waiting out at sea to dock at port kembla were intent on burning their lights brightly just to spite me :(

 

This made it pretty difficult to make a decent shot, but I did what I could and applied curves layer after curves layer in photoshop until the colours and contrast were what you see here.

 

Not bad, but I'm looking forward to having another try!

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Taken on April 1, 2012