Print of "The Milky Way Over Snake Mountain"



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There is nothing like the beauty of the night sky.  A few years ago I learned to photograph the stars and it's been so gratifying and grounding.  

To achieve good astrophotography one needs a clear sky, little to no light pollution, no moonlight, a tripod, a good camera and the ability to compose your shot in the dark of night.

On a clear autumn evening I set out for a little back road on the borders of New Haven and Waltham, VT.  
There is a nice vista of the Adirondacks in NY, Snake Mountain nearby a picturesque barn and farm fields. I watched the sunset and waited for dark.


As the last light of day diminished in the West I composed my shot with the barn, the fields and Snake Mountain visible.  I took a shot few stops underexposed so it was nice and dark.  I would use this as my foreground piece in the subsequent HDR composition.  


When the Milky Way rose to the Southwest over Snake Mountain, I adjusted my setting and took a series of photos at different exposures.


At home I picked the best Milky Way exposure and combined it with the shot of the Barn, Fields and Mtn.



Unless specified otherwise, all metal prints come with a 3/4" wall float mount. It is an elegant means of displaying metal prints with absolutely no frame needed.


If you have any questions about "The Milky Way Over Snake Mountain" feel free to contact me and I would be happy to assist you!  Cheers!



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