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Star Trails In The Sierras
  Star Trails In The Sierras
Star Trails In The Sierras
I had some fun in some very cold weather waiting for this image to work. This is up in the Sierra mountains to see the bristlecones. This was a two hour exposure and another two to wait for noise reduction before trying it again. I think this was the second effort.

Thanks for looking !

© Kevin N. McNeal
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Marcel Eni
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    Outstanding shot Kevin - very creative and worth the effort !

10/20/2008 7:51:12 PM

Elaine Eastman
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Amazing tree and sky! Glad you had fun - it was worth the wait.

10/20/2008 8:06:29 PM

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Big WOW!!!! This is great!

10/20/2008 8:08:16 PM

Christine Welsand
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Awesome! Way to have patience! Impressive!

10/20/2008 8:13:43 PM

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10/20/2008 8:35:31 PM

Usman Bajwa
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Kevin, this is a terrific shot, how did you manage a two-hour exposure, I would really like to know!. Love the effect it creates.


10/20/2008 9:37:33 PM

Patricia A. Coblentz
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You reaaly got the mood of the trees! Long wait well worth it! Patti

10/20/2008 9:41:21 PM

Bojan Bencic
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Fantastic shot, Kevin.

10/21/2008 6:53:06 AM

Summer A. Kozisek
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Fantastic image Kevin, great foreground as well, it looks like the tree is being pulled into the sky!

10/21/2008 3:11:14 PM

Aleksandra Miesak
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Fantastic! I'm dying to get out and shoot some star trails. have an igloo camping trip planned for January for that purpose. Have you thought of using a flashlight to paint the pine tree with light to make it pop? But overall this is really spectacular!

12/9/2008 8:21:35 AM

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