Fog Over Mountain Forest

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Fog rolling over the mountain forest

This year I’ve got caught by the rain a lot while out on the mountain. The rain is bad for the photographer and gear but really good for the photographs. After waiting for almost a day for the rain to stop, I was given to see with this image of the mist¬†rising from the pine tree forest, the mysterious landscape changing every second. It was worth it.

Man Under Starry Sky

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Silhouette of man going to the light under starry sky

I really like taking photos in the night because it’s such a surreal and out of this world experience. I have posted before about the thrills of night photography here.

The photo above is made using a really long shutter speed – 60 minutes, so that the stars become star trails. This is due to the movement of the earth and the fact that the Northern Star (Polaris) is realtively still, so the whole night landscape is eerie, strange and beautiful. I’ve added a light source and a silhouette that could be the one of an alien so everything has the grandeur of the cosmos.