longs peak, stars, snow, moonlight,, photo

"Stars and Snow"

Dream Lake Area, Rocky Montain National Park

I was skiing up to Lake Haiyaha through the snow early one morning. The stars were shining brightly and the moonlight from a full moon lit Longs Peak almost as if it was daytime. The view was so beautiful I just had to stop and take a photo. It was a 30" exposure this resulted in fairly sharp stars which I wanted but I then had to work hard to bring out the shadows. As a result I can't print this very large.

Photo © copyright by Erik Stensland.

Image #: 18781 Date: January 29, 2010
Camera: Canon 5D Mark ii Camera Settings: Tripod
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