One Night at the Post Office

Picture by javh

  • Deer Trail, CO, USA

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  • 29 Jul
  • Picture of the day
  • Nikon D800
  • 14.0 mm f/2.8
  • Shooting Style Tripod
  • Shoots Number Single RAW File
  • Exposures Number
  • Editing Software Lightroom / Other
  • File Format RAW
  • Notes Original photo processed in DXO's PureRaw, then Lightroom, then into PS and DXO's HDR Efex 2, as a single image. Then, finished in Lightroom
CONTEST Skyscape Old building milky way long exposure

7 Comments

29 Jul 16:22
javh

The 1880s Claud Post Office on the Colorado plains with the night sky and clouds. We went for the Milky Way, which can be seen, but it mostly obscured by clouds. Ambient light in the clouds is reflected from Denver, something like 70 miles away (in a straight line).

Updated 29 Jul 23:16
digicam

Wow. That's a lot of processing James. Best of Luck in the Contest.

30 Jul 01:51
javh

Thanks! The computer did most of the work! @digicam

30 Jul 15:04
meinolf
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wonderful

Really good, lost places and the Milky Way, exactly my thing!

30 Jul 15:19
javh

Thanks. We had a great time on the prairie. @meinolf

23 Aug 15:49
simon_bull
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wonderful

Always in awe of folk who can take night sky images. Great image. Well done!

23 Aug 19:27
javh

Thanks! @simon_bull

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