Timber Is The Night

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Some of the world’s oldest living trees ((in Botswana, Namibia and  South Africa) photographed against the backdrop of the night sky by Beth Moon, who sez:

The majority of these photographs were created during moonless nights, shot with a wide angle lens and ISO of 3200 – 6400. The Milky Way, a ribbon of stars that stretches from horizon to horizon burns brightly in some of the images. Exposures up to 30 seconds allowed enough light to enter the lens without noticeable star movement. Each location required a lot of experimenting. and different lighting techniques. Sometimes a short burst of diffused light from a flashlight was sufficient, or bounced light from multiple flashlights was used for a softer more natural glow.

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Ancient African Trees Illuminated by Starlight (Feature Image)

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