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Selfie in the middle of nowhere. 30 second exposure.

Selfie in the middle of nowhere. 30 second exposure.
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kanakkantisanyal
 
kanakkantisanyal November 30, 2016
Beautiful
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blairknoxphoto December 08, 2016
Thank you very much! Very much appreciated!
ovosphotography
 
ovosphotography December 21, 2016
like it|!
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blairknoxphoto December 28, 2016
Thanks a lot!!
ziggyzoo52
 
ziggyzoo52 January 26, 2017
Masterpiece
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FredericMONIN February 08, 2017
Fantastic shot !!!
CharlotteB
 
CharlotteB February 21, 2017
Awesome shot, amazing night sky! Great capture!!
lindaknoxwebster
 
lindaknoxwebster June 08, 2017
Have always loved this one
MRueffer
 
MRueffer August 18, 2019
Really nice

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Behind The Lens

Location
I took this photo West of Saskatoon, Canada. I am in love with this country and the skies it gives me.
Time
This image was taken at approximately 2:00am when the skies are at the darkest and uninhibited by cars or buildings lit up.
Lighting
The lighting was all in the sky. Taking this picture I couldn't see ten feet in front of me.
Equipment
I used my trusty heavy duty tripod for a secure base and my beloved Nikon D750. The camera has a great low light sensor and I've been impressed from beginning using this model.
Inspiration
I have taken a similar image in the same spot over a year previous from this one. This image was my reimagining of that shot done with more technique.
Editing
I used a simple Lightroom CC workflow I use with most of my night photography edits.
In my camera bag
Soft clothes, remote shutter control, various lenses, extra batteries due to the cold and a spare camera body just in case
Feedback
Play. That's my advice. I usually shoot at 12-15 seconds for Aurora shots but depending on the lens used, I shoot 30 seconds or more without having to worry about streaked stars.

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