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Star trails at the Thrombolites at Lake Clifton in Western Australia. Thrombolites are the structures of ancient life forms dating back about 3.5 billion years....
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Star trails at the Thrombolites at Lake Clifton in Western Australia. Thrombolites are the structures of ancient life forms dating back about 3.5 billion years. Long exposure of 30s taken at dusk combined with star trails. The long exposure captures the foam flowing around the Thrombolites. They are exposed out of the water for around 2 months of each year. This is a reprocess of previous photo to remove the headlights - as composition goes, eyes go to the brightest part of a scene, so created a distraction from the key elements of the photo. Manually graduated the star trails by stacking in groups and then then changing the opacity gradually (back when programs like starstax didn't do it)
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18 Comments | Report
cerbervs PRO
 
cerbervs November 13, 2015
Spectacular
Astrophotobear
Astrophotobear November 18, 2015
thanks muchly :)
carl_doghouse PRO
 
carl_doghouse November 19, 2015
amazing photo
Astrophotobear
Astrophotobear November 19, 2015
thanks carl :)
Chris_Roberts_Photography
 
how long are you exposing for? What settings you using ?
laurenkaymyers Premium
 
laurenkaymyers May 19, 2016
What an amazing photo. I love all of it.
MAX_A_MILLION_PHOTOGRAPHY
 
MAX_A_MILLION_PHOTOGRAPHY October 01, 2017
Love the differnet patterns you captured in this!
vijayanpaulraj
 
vijayanpaulraj February 16, 2018
very innovative
RiViCo PRO+
 
RiViCo February 17, 2018
This was not easy, well done
nickdunham
 
nickdunham February 21, 2018
Amazing shot.
BobTam PRO+
 
BobTam February 27, 2018
Amazing shots of stars and milky way!
8574_4002
 
8574_4002 March 01, 2018
Wow
leanndavis
 
leanndavis March 14, 2018
Wow!!!!??????
marcbaechtold PRO+
 
marcbaechtold May 13, 2018
cool photograph with nice details and good contrasts, keep shooting!
BobTam PRO+
 
BobTam May 20, 2018
Stunning! How do you get the star trails while having enough light for the rocks and water to show up. Thank you so much!
gek1701
 
gek1701 September 17, 2018
A stunning shot and gallery! !
robertdennis
 
robertdennis Feb 04
Fantastic work mate. Down the road from me this is.
wgpennington PRO+
 
wgpennington Mar 02
Fabulous, Stunning, exciting....great photo
zain1
 
zain1 Mar 19
Very different and creative image! Love it!
theresadaly
 
theresadaly Aug 06
It's like the thrombolites marched though a portal in the sky

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