My Best Photo of the Fortnight

Challenge #30 in the My Best Photo of the Fortnight series. Hosted by wam7.
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Milky Way Rise over Ancient Bristlecone Pine
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I returned to a favorite subject because smoke from the yosemite fire made it impossible to shoot at higher elevations. This ancient sentinel, above 10k', died 1500 years ago at 3500 years of age
Submitted: Friday, 29th July, 2022 14:57 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 24th July, 2022
Focal length: 14 mm
Shutter speed: 25 sec
Aperture: F1.8
ISO: 1600
Notes: single image (all of mine are) shot in raw and processed in PS and LR. illuminated by a handheld mini light cube
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