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Milky Way over Nubble Light

Jatin Thakkar said, “My Milky Way season begins with this image of the Milky Way rising over the Nubble lighthouse, located in York, Maine.”

Image via Jatin Thakkar

Jatin captured this image of the Cape Neddick lighthouse, aka Nubble Light in the pre-dawn hours on February 27, 2017.

Here’s some info from Jatin about his image:

Camera: Nikon D750 with Nikkor 50mm f/1.8
Tripod : Vanguard Alta Pro 263AT with XCSOURCE® Pro ballhead
Total 41 images are used to get this final result. Processed in LR and PS.
Sky : 5 images – each image is a stack of 7 images to reduce noise.
F/2 : 5 Sec : ISO-6400
Foreground : 6 images for Foreground
F/4 : 30 Sec : ISO-1600

Eleanor Imster


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