The Milky Way over the two small towns of Gerlach and Empire, Nv (where I grew up): For this shot, I painted the foreground from the side with a mag-light and proceeded to shoot a total of eight VERY high ISO exposures vertically. The original panorama was 180 degrees, however I decided to crop it due to the light pollution produced by Black Rock City.
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.
**edit: - #1 on Explore 25th February. Thanks to everyone who has viewed and commented - it's very much appreciated!** It was Thursday and I was looking at the forecast – Friday = ‘sunny’, Saturday = ‘sunny’. Excited to finally have a camera again (even if it was only for the weekend) and thinking about the many conversations Damien and I have had recently about shooting the milky way I decided it was ON! Damien’s as crazy as me and so the two of us planned to leave Sydney at 11:30pm…
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Australia. Almost a matched pair, one a little larger (2.7 x 1.8 x .5 cm) than the other. (2.4 x 1.6 x .6 cm) Flashing irridescent blue. Anyone wonder why it's called Lightning Ridge? These are like lightning bolts that flash through the stones as they move.
Opal: It is often referred to as the stone of happy dreams and changes. Opal awakens both psychic and mystical qualities. Opal can also release fear and send comforting support to those who are grieving. On a physical level, Opal can help to improve the memory, ease the birthing process, cool a fever and fight infection.