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CARDELPhotography July 15, 2015
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Magnet bay , south sside of Banks peninsula on the South island of New Zealand.
Somewhere around midnight.
I had been hunting Aurora Australis all night and this was a nice secret surf spot I knew, I could see the Milky Way and the aurora lining up nicely for a good southerly panoramic here.
I shot this with a canon 6d, sigma 50mm f1.4 prime and an epic gigapan pro. Mounted on a markins Q3T ball head and feisol tripod.
I love the night sky, the low levels of light pollution in New Zealand make it look amazing. I love being out in the wilderness. I also love Aurora photography but always seem to miss it! So this time I made sure I stayed out and shot as much as I could of the locations I could get to.
Its a stitched panoramic of about 48 frames. I processed each shot in Adobe camera raw adjusting white balance, levels etc and exporting them as Tiff files which were loaded into PT Gui pro and stitched. Final image processing (very little) in Photoshop CC and exported for web.
In my camera bag
Usually I am carying a canon 6d, sony a7r, 14mm/2,8, 16-35f4L, 24mm tse mk2, 50mmf1.4 sigma art, a novoflex VR slim panoramic head, hahnel giga t pro 2 remote, full set of Lee filters, feisol tripod with markins head.
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