Perseids Meteorite

Taken south of Olathe, KS. We had a great, clear night, though pretty windy (as is normal for Kansas).




I processed this rather dark, please feel free to let me know if you feel it's too dark.

  • ·tlc∙ PRO 3y

    Betsy J... Good morning, Betsy! Thank you so much. We were there from around 10:45 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. This was was about 12:15.
    Sam Griffiths Thank you, Kradizath
    Rachel treespirit Thank you, Rachel. I wish you could too. It was neat.
    Maria Starzyk Thank you, Maria
  • Shutter wide shut PRO 3y

    I was too tired to wait for this and shoot, Tom! From where I am, I was also struggling to look for a vantage point with lesser light pollution...Singapore has too much street lights and other light sources coming from those tall buildings... Well done, buddy! Instant fave!
  • _SG_ PRO 3y

    Wonderful image

    Seen on your photo stream. (?)
  • (Urban) PRO 3y

    Excellent pair of images !! The quality came out good mate !!
  • Dustin Abbott PRO 3y

    Nice, Tom. I like the dark, myself, but I've also got a nice big, calibrated monitor. I completely missed this shower.
    Seen in my contacts' photos. ( ?² )
  • seanpking PRO 3y

    Sweet shoot next time try a higher ISO ....niceness
  • kpttnuts 3y

    Cracking stuff Tom - very skyward shots at the moment which is a nice theme!
  • ·tlc∙ PRO 3y

    seanpking Thanks, Sean. I was actually shooting for star trails (30 sec exposures), and sooc is lighter. Perhaps I will upload a lighter version, but rememeber I was not at 12,500' at the top of a volcano in Hawaii, in paradise, I might add :) I had some light pollution too. I can post sooc and show you - it appears you have a bit of knowledge about this :)
    (Urban) Thanks Urban as always :D
    _SG_ Thank you, Steffen
    Dustin Abbott Thanks, Dustin. I have a notebook and the screen is bright, all I've calibrated it with is software, no hardware.
  • ·tlc∙ PRO 3y

    kpttnuts Thanks, Ken. I hadn't thought of that, but yes, things have been looking up a bit lately ;)
  • ·tlc∙ PRO 3y

    Shutter wide shut Rik, thank you. I was south of Kansas City so I had to shoot south, but fortunately we saw quite a few meteors.
  • Valerie PRO 3y

    Outstanding photos Tom, both are such interesting and well taken shots! I like the darker shadows, it creates more contrast and makes the stars brighter, IMHO.
  • ·tlc∙ PRO 3y

    Valerie Thanks so much, Valerie! :D
  • Marko 3y

    Just wonderful moody shots! Love them!
    I really like these kind of shots and might just try them my self. I remember trying and not really getting anything but that was way back...
    Thanx for sharing this Tom!
  • kpttnuts 3y

    ·tlc∙ ditto for me!
  • Ben Tebbens PRO 3y

    So cool Tom!! Hey, it's dark out;) Looks just awesome to me fooor sure!! My wife tried to get me out but we had ran most of the day as I remember and it was cloudy...maybe one of these days!! Hmm, windy in Kansas...didn't know that;)

    Woooooonderful capture Tom!!!!!!!
  • ·tlc∙ PRO 3y

    SAMUEL COLLAZO Thank you, Samy
    Ben Tebbens Thanks Ben! Yes, wind in Kansas is kind of like sand at the Delaware beach - all day all the time!
  • Bashar Alshabi PRO 3y

    Outstanding work, Tom!
  • ·tlc∙ PRO 3y

    Bashar Alshabi Thank you, Bashar
  • Onasill ~ Bill Badzo PRO 1y

    Sensational image…Wonderful capture with exposure
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Taken on August 13, 2012
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