1st try at milky way c/c welcome :)

Started Jul 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
doktorjorge
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Re: 1st try at milky way c/c welcome :)
In reply to _Steven_, Jul 16, 2012

Thank you all for the kind comments

The photos were taken in the mountains near Vila Real (MarĂ£o - North of Portugal)

There are some really good spots there. Light pollution is only an issue far on the horizon but it kinda supports composition. Its a high altitude place and the sky was very clear around midnight and so you could actually see where the fainted Milky Way was, so pointing the camera wasn't difficult. (although i knew the most visible areas would show somewhere towards the south / southwest)

I only had to push the highlights up a bit, and add some contrast to make it more visible. I never thought I would come up with these results, but now I am excited to try more.

Any tricks that i should be aware for the next time?
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