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Marc Toso
Volcano Peak in the Silver Island Mountains, UT
03:40 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon D810A
Panorama of 7 Images, each image was a compilation of 15 stacked photos.
35mm ISO 3200 15s

Post-processing Details:

Each frame was stacked in Starry Landscape Stacker. Then the panorama was assembled in Photoshop.
Both the Sky and the Foreground were adjusted via the Curves tool for post-processing.

Image Details:

Volcano Peak in Utah's West Desert

Often overlooked by tourists zipping past on the interstate seeking ski slopes and sandstone.

Desolate and austere best describes this place.

Full of vastness, craggy peaks, and a plethora of dark skies.

I felt the need to sit beneath the firmament for a night and this place was well suited.

For a place to be wild, it needs to be dark. Have its skin exposed to the universe. To not be hidden by urban lights which shroud it from the sky