mattpayne
mattpayne

Dome of Silence

Using an astro-tracker and a very long exposure, I was able to capture the Milky Way in glorious detail within the Bisti Badlands of New Mexico. These ancient h...
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Using an astro-tracker and a very long exposure, I was able to capture the Milky Way in glorious detail within the Bisti Badlands of New Mexico. These ancient hoodoos spoke to me deeply, and the dome of rock in the distance made for an inviting subject to center above the hoodoos below the Milky Way core.
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Contest Finalist in Capture The Milky Way Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in The Milky Way Photo Contest
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The Night Sky And The Stars Photo ContestTop 10 class
The Night Sky And The Stars Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Experimental Photography ProjectTop 20 class
Experimental Photography ProjectTop 10 class week 1
The Stars Photo ContestTop 10 class
The Stars Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Capture The Milky Way Photo ContestTop 10 class
Creative Reality Photo ContestTop 10 class
Summer Road Trip Photo ContestTop 30 class
Summer Road Trip Photo ContestTop 20 class week 2
Creative Reality Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Summer Road Trip Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Depth In Nature Photo ContestTop 10 class
Depth In Nature Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Covers Photo Contest Vol 45Top 10 class
Covers Photo Contest Vol 45Top 10 class week 1
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 29Top 10 class
The Milky Way Photo ContestTop 10 class
The Milky Way Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 29Top 10 class week 2
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 29Top 10 class week 1

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JamesTubbsPhotography
 
JamesTubbsPhotography January 19, 2018
What settings do you have your camera set to to capture this much light without blowing out the image??? can give me a few pointers on how to try this?
RiViCo PRO+
 
RiViCo March 02, 2018
Well planned, excellent execution
CireTheMagnificent
 
CireTheMagnificent March 03, 2018
Magnificent!
kathymuhle PRO+
 
kathymuhle June 03, 2018
This is magnificent, excellent planning really paid off. Congrats on your award :)
michaelakrempelhoward PRO
 
michaelakrempelhoward June 16, 2018
Congrats to this wonderful capture. Excellent!