Milky Way Over Flagstaff

© Paul D.

Milky Way Over Flagstaff

Uploaded: January 19, 2011


Took this literally on the side of the highway south of Flagstaff. Passing cars illuminated the evergreens for me, quite helpful! I think that's Andromeda in the top center of the sky.

Canon 16-35mm L lens @ 21mm, f/2.8, 30 seconds, ISO 3200.


Michelle Alton January 20, 2011

A thousand WOWs! #1345792

John Rivera level-deluxe January 20, 2011

Outstanding! #9179660

Ruth Robbins level-classic January 20, 2011

Another one! I like this one better, the trees give it perspective. This should get at least a finalist.
I think I will drive out to look at the milky way if we ever get another clear day. #9180272

Ruth Robbins level-classic January 20, 2011

I just have to say WOW again. Have you printed it? #9180276

Paul D. January 20, 2011

Thanks all!!

Hey Ruth, I printed both images on my 13x19 printer and they looked like dog food. At a small size on the web they look fine, but one blown up they were terrible. SO, I went back to the RAW and reprocessed the other image with printing in mind (deeper blacks, noise reduction, etc), and the print came out VERY nice. So I'm going to apply the same techniques to this image and see how it fares. If it comes out good, want me to roll it up into a mailer tube and send it your way? ;-) #9180406

Liz blahh March 16, 2011

WOW! Beautiful! #9294226

Barbara J. Eads April 11, 2011

I love your night sky pictures. I am a great fan of night sky! #9345281

Jillian Danielson April 13, 2011

wowwwwwwwwww gorgeous! #9348877

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