During the day Thunder rock on the Samuel Boardman Scenic Highway offers stunning views up and down the Oregon coast. I wanted to return at night to shoot the Milky Way and the Sea Arch which I hoped would form a pleasing foreground. Luckily the skies ere clear, and I was able to set up my Star Tracker and take long exposure frames to create a four pane panoramic with a 24mm lens. I also added some Hydrogen Aloha data to enhance the Emission nebulae.
Latest DSLR shots have been added to the shop. These include the Ireland Milky Way images, but also the Short Listed APOTY 2022, Crater Lake Pano Milky Way.
I m delighted to announce that my Crater Lake Panoramic shot is shortlisted in the Skyscapes category in the Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2022 at the Royal Observatory Greenwich London. This is my 7th time being short listed, having previously won three Awards. The ceremony is being streamed live next week. You can watch at the following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyz1tEDhySI The Crater Lake Panoramic is a blend of a row of Foreground shots stitched together while the Moon was illuminating the scene, then later after the Moon set, a set of Sky exposed shots were stitched together. The sky and...
This is the second image from my night at Three Castle Head. In this shot, I tracked and stacked 27mins worth of images on the Milky Way, then blended it into a 30s foreground image which was taken during the "Blue Hour"