Palouse by Night

© Carol L. Fowler

Palouse by Night

Mitch Spence level-classic August 04, 2015

Carol, words fail me. Spectacular? Yes, but it's not enough just to say that. #1625914

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 04, 2015

So nicely done!! #11341591

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 04, 2015

Stunning capture, Carol. #11341598

Karen E. Gold level-deluxe August 04, 2015 1

Wow, Wow, Wow. What a awesome capture. Love everything about this photo. #11341608

Ray level-classic August 04, 2015

This is very cool! Wonderful work, Carol! #11341609

Joanne E. Bohenstengel August 04, 2015

So very mystical and beautiful!

Gord MacEachern August 04, 2015

Hope this sees lots of Gold Carol, agree with Mitch!! #11341614

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 04, 2015

Beautiful night capture, Carol. #11341618

Terry Cervi level-classic August 04, 2015

An absolutely stunning capture, Carol! I just love it! Some day I'm going to shoot that Milky Way! LOL! #11341622

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 04, 2015

Outrageously beautiful & captivating image, Carol. #11341633

Jim E. Anderson level-deluxe August 04, 2015

One of the best night photographs I have seen!!!!!! #11341646

Mary L. Olson August 04, 2015

Gorgeous! #11341648

Steve Owen level-deluxe August 04, 2015

Beautiful! #11341661

frank w. degenhardt level-classic August 04, 2015

A magical beauty Carol. A heavenly sky over that aged looking house and I love the tall grass. The glow of the lighting is breath taking. Gorgeous look. #11341681

Lynn M. Whitt August 05, 2015

Great work, beautiful image. #11341685

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 05, 2015

Outstanding - A beautiful nightscape!! #11341697

Joy Rector August 05, 2015

beautiful, well done #11341706

Tiia Vissak August 05, 2015

a wonderful night image! #11341766

Monica Mermoz level-classic August 05, 2015

Gorgeous, Carol!! #11341797

John Connolly August 05, 2015

Congratulations on your new lens, Carol! Going by this amazing shot, it is money well spent! #11341816

Danny B. Head level-deluxe August 06, 2015

Winner, winner! #11341962

Harriet Feagin level-classic August 06, 2015

This is just wonderful! #11342044

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 06, 2015

Beautiful capture and mood Carol!, Excellent work!,
Amalia #11342067

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 06, 2015

This HAS to be a winner Carol, this is STUNNING!!! <>< #11342183

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 07, 2015

Terrific image, Carol! #11342402

Diane E. Deming level-classic August 07, 2015

Perfect! A winner for sure. #11342446

Joy E. Cobb level-classic August 07, 2015

Excellent, Carol! #11342455

Carol L. Fowler August 07, 2015

Thanks so much everyone! #11342835

Evy Johansen level-classic August 07, 2015

Beautiful, Carol! Love it! #11342853

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 08, 2015

What a work of ART!!!!!!!! WOW!!! This is so GOOD!!! You go girl and I bet the judges will love this as much as we all do!!! -Laura :D #11342881

Carol L. Fowler August 08, 2015

Thanks! #11343218

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic August 09, 2015

Wonderful capture of the Milky Way! #11343626

Linda S. Smith level-classic August 10, 2015

I agree with Nancy Carol, a winner for sure! Spectacular! #11344146

Carol L. Fowler August 10, 2015

Thanks so much! #11344181

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic August 14, 2015

I see a lot of Gold on the horizon, Carol. This is absolutely spectacular in every way. Love love love this. #11345833

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 14, 2015

Congrats on your Imaging Resource POTD!! #11346169

Carol L. Fowler August 16, 2015

Thanks so much! #11347076

August 21, 2015

Beautiful image, but I find it impossible to get the image you posted here with the EXIF info listed... Is there a mistake in what you posted?
Exposure 1/40
ISO 400
There is no way that you could capture the milkyway galaxy in your shot. Or did you mean a 40 second exposure with ISO 4,000 with your Fstop at 2.2? Because that is much more believable. #11349166

John Somerville August 21, 2015

Very nice, I too am curious about your settings listed are they correct?

Carol L. Fowler August 21, 2015

Thanks- I didn't even notice the settings published. The very easy explanation is that there were 2 photos- the foreground and the background, and the data is for the foreground. When reading about Milky Way photography, I noted that some photographers advocated a separate foreground photo with a very long exposure (up to 10 minutes) using a high ISO (>3200), then later blending that foreground with the background Milky Way in photoshop. I went a step further to lower the foreground noise by capturing the old house in late afternoon when it was in deep shadows, and later at night capturing the Milky Way, then blending the 2 photos. The Milky Way settings were f1.4, 32 sec, ISO800. #11349245

Guy D. Biechele level-classic September 30, 2015

Wonderful image, Carol! Congrats. #11379795

frank w. degenhardt level-classic September 30, 2015

Magical Finalist Carol. Congratulations. #11379827

Terry Piotraschke level-deluxe September 30, 2015

Wow! #11379867

Harriet Feagin level-classic September 30, 2015

I learned something from reading how you exposed the foreground right before dark what a wonderful idea. Spectacular. Congratulations. #11379900

Debbie Bray September 30, 2015

Fabulous scene, Carol, well done on your great second place win! #11380087

frank w. degenhardt level-classic October 01, 2015

Magical is the word I use to describe this gorgeous work of art. Congratulations on the Second Place Win Carol. #11380162

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe October 01, 2015

Huge Congratulations on your well deserved Win, Carol!! Love this!! #11380213

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 01, 2015

Impressive. Congratulations, Carol!
And thanks for the info. #11380304

Kathy Salerni level-classic October 01, 2015

Wow! What a gorgeous Winner,Carol! Congrats! #11380331

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 01, 2015

Congratulations Carol on awesome gold winner. #11380338

Daniella Puente October 01, 2015

This is awesome! congrats #11380488

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 01, 2015

Big congratulations on this amazing 2nd Place Gold Winner Carol! Very well deserved too!! #11380559

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe October 01, 2015

Huge congrats on a gorgeous and well done winner, Carol! #11380619

Mary K. Robison October 01, 2015

Marvelous image, Carol! Congratulations on your well deserved Gold Winner! #11380662

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 01, 2015

Well, I was right. The judges love this work of art also! :D Big congrats, Carol, and it was good to read how you attained this. Sharing is how we all learn from each other. This is a well deserved win! :) #11380726

Ray level-classic October 01, 2015

Congratulations on this superb Winner, Carol! #11380751

Harriet Feagin level-classic October 01, 2015

Well, Carol, I think you won the people's choice award this month. Congratulations. #11380773

Karen E. Gold level-deluxe October 01, 2015

Congratulations on your Gold, well done Carol. #11380783

Joannie Bertucci level-classic October 01, 2015

Stand back everyone...this is phenomenal Carol! I could help but think of the Disney movie "Sleeping Beauty" in the scene where the fairy god-mothers were fighting with there wands and the magical from them went floating out of the chimeny, what a sight! What a sight this is! Congrats on your gold badge! :-) #11380860

Terry Cervi level-classic October 01, 2015

Congrats on your gorgeous win, Carol! #11380883

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 01, 2015

Stunning Carol ! Congratulations on an awesome Second Place win. #11380919

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic October 01, 2015

Huge congratulations on your superb Winner, Carol!! #11380952

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic October 02, 2015


Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic October 02, 2015


Dayna Cain level-classic October 02, 2015

This is amazing to say the least and I love the fact that you explained the process of how you achieved the results. Congrats on this very deserving gold winner! #11381034

Nadia Paul October 02, 2015

So beautiful Carol - congrats on your win! #11381338

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 03, 2015

Congrats on a fantastic winner, Carol. #11381607

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic October 03, 2015

This is a fabulous piece of work Carol. Thank you so much for explaining the process. A huge congratulations to you on this amazing second place winner. #11381704

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 03, 2015

CONGRATS on this well-deserved WINNER, Carol! #11381896

G. Margaret Hennes level-deluxe October 04, 2015

Beautiful! Congratulations! #11382265

Cindy Koller October 04, 2015

beautiful shot. Congrats. #11382301

Cindy Bendush level-classic October 06, 2015

Very well done - congratulations! #11383109

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 13, 2015

Glorious work Carol. Congratulations!! #11385434

PiperAnne L. Worcester March 09, 2016

Beautiful, dramatic and inspiring! #11444237

Thomas S. Pipia March 09, 2016

Gorgeous photo and a great display of your skills. Congrats on this fine image. #11444253

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe March 09, 2016

Outstanding work! Congrats on your gold! #11444315

March 09, 2016

Beautiful! Looks so mystical! #11444333

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic March 12, 2016

Congrats,Carol, this is such a stunning image - outstanding work!! #11446511

John Rivera level-deluxe March 15, 2016

Fantastic image! #11447232

Linda A. Braddock level-classic March 30, 2016

Carol, Fantastic Photo ! I love it. #11454153

Laura E. Swan level-classic March 30, 2016

This will go all the way for the 20th Anniversary! Wait to see :D #11454225

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8/4/15, landscape. New lens, new flashlight- what could be better!

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 47.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on August 04, 2015
Entered into contest on 2015-08-04 17:13:52 All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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