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Forrest_Imagery February 19, 2017
An epic view of the night sky and rich radiance of the arcing Milky Way. Mt. Rainier is elegantly lit and the distant, many-hued, soft glow in the distance is exquisite.

Your sacrifice of comfort for the sake of making beautiful art was well worth it, this image is a masterpiece from my point of view.
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Horhai1 April 05, 2017
Love the composition
 
Theimagebanks May 21, 2017
Sometimes you have to endure hardship to be in the right place at the right time and this picture clearly so that, brilliant!!!!
willchristiansen July 04, 2017
thank you! yep, worth it.
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AngelLappmarkSe August 29, 2017
Superb capture of the night!
 
amanavinash September 01, 2017
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youmeanthabo September 11, 2017
Too cool
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artyfartylens September 22, 2017
Beautiful
 
Lynx012 Jan 05
i love the composition how did you get this?
 
Beverlymoto Mar 05
Wow
 
lauren_s5467 May 09
beautiful
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marcbaechtold May 14
nice work! Some nice colors and good contrast, keep shooting!
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TechDev1 May 28
Awesome.
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TomasTar Jun 02
Awesome

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Edge of Earth

Hi! I'm Will Christiansen (@sky_folk on Instagram) and I'd like to tell you a bit of the story behind this photo, don't worry, I'll keep it short. A while back I spent a very cold summer night shivering on the top of a mountain very close to a much larger one (Mt. Rainier, pictured). I hadn't brought enough warm clothes but I knew it was the perfect night to get the shot I had been trying to get all summer. I battled high-elevation dew points with rubber bands and hand warmers on the front of my Nikkor 14-24mm while shooting this panorama of the Milky Way. As I waited for the Milky Way to get high enough in the sky I lay in a thin sleeping bag (my mistake) and wondered about things like hypothermia and how I could get myself into space before I die. Anyways, I hope you enjoy the results from that night. <3 -Will

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Won Contest Finalist in ViewBug Photography AwardsJanuary, 2018
Won Peer Choice AwardNovember, 2017
Won Runner Up in Rugged Landscapes Photo ContestSeptember, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Rugged Landscapes Photo ContestAugust, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Large Photo ContestJuly, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 19March, 2017
Won Contest Finalist in Covers Photo Contest Vol 36March, 2017

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