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Prashant Naik
Death Valley National Park, California, USA
10:11 pm

Equipment Details:

Shot with Nikon D810 using Nikkor 14mm-24mm at 14mm. Exposure 15s; f/2.8; ISO 8000.

Post-processing Details:

RAW Files processed in Lightroom. 15 images, stacked using Starry Landscape Stacker and blended in Photoshop. Color corrections, tonal and levels adjustments were done in Photoshop.

Image Details:

They say the stars are guide for those who are travelers. That night at Death Valley National Park, I found myself in the middle of strange landscape, something very weird yet so prodigious. There was hardly any light. I could imagine the shapes and size through the blaze of shadows. Deep troughs and high crests of rock formation. Guided by the star light, I stood on the edge of one of the mudstone, and watched the many stars of our Milky Way Galaxy. And in the cosmic comfort, I made this image.