Mount Ranier by Milky Way light


Stunning photograph posted by National Park Service people in Mount Ranier National Park:

Mount Ranier by Milky Way light -- Dave Morrow photo, October 2012

Photographer Dave Morrow photograph of Mount Ranier and the Milky Way, from October 2012

Information from the Mount Ranier NPS site at Instagram:

Some images are just plain extraordinary — and often, the photographer has invested a great deal of time and effort to make that image happen. Photographer Dave Morrow describes the process of among this image from Mount Rainier National Park in October 2012. “I went up to Sunrise Point at Mt. Rainier last weekend with my buddy Keith. After a lame sunset, we waited for the Milky Way to come out. The placement was just perfect and the sky was pitch black!  Time to jack up the ISO and shoot some stars . . . this was one of many from the night.”

See more of Mr. Morrow’s work, here:  DaveMorrowPhotography.com

Difficult to know whether the streaks are airplanes or meteoroids.  No doubt it was a long exposure.

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3 Responses to Mount Ranier by Milky Way light

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  2. Ed Darrell says:

    Check out Morrow’s other photos. He’s got a bunch of star stuff.

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  3. henrymowry says:

    Reblogged this on MowryJournal.com and commented:
    Best star picture I’ve seen in a long time! Thanks to Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub for finding it, and the National Park Service for originally posting it!

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