Parinacota

This shot was an after thought. My original plan was to do a timelapse of the Milky Way rising over the twin volcanoes Parinacota and Pomerape, reflected in a small glacial lake.

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Pinnacles by full moonlight

pinnacles by full moonlight

This is a frame from a timelapse sequence covering sunset through to moonlit night.

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Cajón Del Maipo Moon & Venus, Milky Way

moon, venus and the milky way

There’s a story to this one. I set up 2 cameras the night before the conjunction on an isolated peak at the end of Cajón Del Maipo. The cameras were on a timer for timelapsing, so I would be long gone and sleeping in a warm bed at the refugio when they started firing.

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Cajón Del Maipo Milky Way

maipo valley milky way at night

There’s a story with this one. I set up 2 cameras the night before the conjunction on an isolated peak at the end of Cajón Del Maipo.

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Lake Ballard Moon, Venus Set

the moon and venuss setting over lake ballard

This is a frame from a timelapse sequence for the Ancient Skies Project. I spent 5 nights at Lake Ballard in late August, early September 2010.

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Lake Ballard Venus and Eta Carina reflections

lake ballard with moon and venus

This is a frame from a timelapse sequence for the Ancient Skies Project. I spent 5 nights at Lake Ballard in late August, early September 2010. The week prior was quite wet in the region, and I was fortunate a thin layer of water was migrating across the lake on the day I arrived. Continue reading »

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Lake Ballard Island

lake ballard island sky

This is a frame from a timelapse sequence for the Ancient Skies Project.

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Moonlit Bald Head Albany

bald head albany at night

This image was taken 4 days after new moon. This is a period I like to refer to as the ‘magic moon’ – around 2 or 3 nights before and after new moon. This is when the moon is bright enough to nicely or dimly expose the landscape, but not too bright to wash out the Milky Way and stars.

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Two People Bay at Full Moon

two people bay at full moon

Another beautiful bay near Albany, Western Australia. This time the moon was almost full.

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Orbicular Granite

orbicular granite outcrop at night

This image shows orbicular granite set against southern star trails.

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