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Gurrandalng Archways

by on Nov.17, 2018, under Life, Photography

Continuing with my quest for capturing the Milky Way in a giant archway from horizon to horizon over the landscape

I figured the arch of the Milky Way over this fabulous smaller rock arch in the Gurrandalng wilderness would fit the bill 🙂

Gurrandalng Archways

Gurrandalng Archways

NIKON D750 + 14.0 mm f/2.8 @ 14 mm, 30 sec at f/2.8, ISO 5000

Note: These photographs (especially the wider shots) look much better when larger. To see larger versions in an inline overlay slideshow gallery viewer click any of the images.



NIKON D750 + 14.0 mm f/2.8 @ 14 mm, 30 sec at f/2.8, ISO 5000 x 6 Frames

As before to include well above the top of the arch of the Milky Way I have to angle the 14mm lens upwards for the shots

Also being incredibly dark, looking through the viewfinder was essentially pitch black. Making the practice of adjusting the frame somewhat difficult – when you can see nothing 🙂

So it was again a practice of manually rotating the ball adjustment between frames both to keep the same vertical orientation and estimate a 50% overlap rotation :)… the end result a panorama stitch of six (6) vertical frames…

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