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maureenrueffer August 23, 2015
Fabulous image! Great words! Makes it even better :-)
alexcampanella August 23, 2015
Thank you! :)
 
violetiverson August 24, 2015
Beautiful.
 
Andrew_Siemel_Photography August 26, 2015
Nice work! :)
 
FazooLoo August 26, 2015
Fantastic and the location of the shoot, 10/10!
alexcampanella August 26, 2015
Thanks!
 
RiversideAvenue September 08, 2015
Beautiful photo. I wonder where the airplane is travelling to :)
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Iwona October 05, 2015
congrats! amazing photo!
 
samanthaliddick October 08, 2015
Great!
 
DFane October 09, 2015
This photo is astounding, honestly, every phototure of the night sky will always be different so each and every shot is special. Also you managed to get a shooting star in the shot! :0)
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beamphoto October 12, 2015
Wow.
 
hmusadi October 13, 2015
Amazing
 
carlrichards October 18, 2015
Fantastic Shot Of Night Sky!!!
 
JulianneBradford October 20, 2015
Marvelous! Congratulations. I also love slow shutter speed work. Colors brighten, and the world slows down too just for the moments that the minutes tick off. Congrats!
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nina050 October 20, 2015
The title is almost as great as the photograph!!! Congrats!!
 
nandicmb October 29, 2015
Congratulations on all your Awards!
 
rochellerapley December 17, 2015
WOW, You have inspired me, I have too just become obsessed with the stars at night trying to get that perfect photo,THANKYOU I wont give up trying until they look like yours!
 
andrzejzieliski February 21, 2016
congats!
 
chairul4nw4r April 12, 2016
very nice
 
WendyR June 30, 2016
Such an amazing image. Right place at the right time :)
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cagslane July 23, 2016
Amazing image . Just beautiful .
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DABalcanoff July 23, 2016
Beautiful photo. I love it
 
snapphappypappy September 18, 2016
Outstanding photo. I need to learn how to capture this type of image.
 
gajendrsinhshivubhajadeja September 19, 2016
love this photo a lot ....stars attract star
 
Rollcage_media September 30, 2016
Magnifique photo!
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lizziemellis October 18, 2016
Magnificent..thank you for the great write up and inspiration:-)
 
akhmadramadhan October 24, 2016
this is absolutely stunning
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tg2125 January 16, 2017
Amazing!
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livioferrari March 06, 2017
Congratulations.
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joybello March 27, 2017
What a great shot!! Inspiring!
alexcampanella March 27, 2017
Thank you!
 
pjetkagrotewal April 27, 2017
Amazing!!
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podesta May 21, 2017
Amazing capture
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podesta May 28, 2017
Fantastic capture
 
anthonymannion June 06, 2017
amazing shot and location\
 
4080_8902 August 05, 2017
You can see forever in this picture

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Significance

Lately I have become obsessed with taking photos of the stars. I love using long exposures to capture what the human eye is incapable of seeing. But there is one precise moment that I love in particular. There is a moment after I've found the perfect camera placement and I've set all of the camera's exposure settings to best capture the scene. More specifically, this moment occurs just after the shutter release has been pressed. The shutter opens for 30 or more seconds and there is nothing but silence. No longer do I think about the photo and it is too late to make any changes to this particular exposure, so I sit. I enjoy the night. The darkness. The stars. The silence. In this moment, there is no need to worry about the complications that occur during the day. And when I look at the stars I think about how insignificant those complications are when compared to how great the galaxy around us is. I come to realize that while the daylight allows us to clearly view the scene that exists in our immediate vicinity, it also creates a veil that blinds us from seeing our true place in the galaxy. A clear night sky gives us the gift of perspective and significance.

This is a silhouette self-portrait with the center of the Milky Way near Newton Avenue in Narragansett, Rhode Island. It was shot with a Canon EOS 6D and Rokinon 14mm F/2.8 Ultra Wide Lens. Aperture: F/2.8, Shutter Speed: 30 seconds, ISO: 3200.

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Awards

Won Contest Finalist in Epic Puddles Photo ContestAugust, 2017
Won People's Choice in People Under the Stars Photo ChallengeApril, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Unforgettable Landscapes Photo Contest by ZenfolioMarch, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in The Creative Landscape Photo ContestFebruary, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Connecting With Nature Photo ContestJuly, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Nightscapes Photo ContestJune, 2016
Won FeaturedJune, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Stars Photo ContestMarch, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in From Afar: Landscapes Photo ContestFebruary, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in From Afar: People Photo ContestFebruary, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Standing At The Edge Photo ContestJanuary, 2016
Won Contest Finalist in Nature By Night Photo ContestDecember, 2015
Won Contest Finalist in Big Sky Photo ContestNovember, 2015
Won Contest Finalist in Nature And Myself Photo ContestNovember, 2015
Won Contest Finalist in Amazing Sceneries Photo ContestNovember, 2015
Won Contest Finalist in Covers Photo Contest Vol 24October, 2015
Won Contest Finalist in Trey Ratcliffs Put Your Best Foot Forward Photo ContestOctober, 2015
Winner in magic in the air Photo ChallengeOctober, 2015

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