Pandanus star trails by Tony Middleton

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Camping on the Qld central coast one night I took the opportunity to do a star trail photograph on my Fuji 6×17 camera. Using a spotlight I delicately painted in the dune and Pandanus during this 5.5hr exposure.

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Fuji G617 – Provia RXP 400.

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  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleover 6 years ago

    How clever is that!!!

  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellover 6 years ago

    Wow this has the quality of this world and other world……mesmerising.

    You are patient….

  • Cathy Middleton
    Cathy Middletonover 6 years ago

    Wow Tone, beautiful work. Lucky you didn’t sneeze right at the end!! I like the vertical panorama too.

  • Stephanie Johnson
    Stephanie Johnsonover 6 years ago

    I really like this one – so much planning and time has gone into creating it. Great work Tone!

  • thanks Steph ! I’m glad you like it.You wouldn’t believe how many Pandanus I ‘inspected’ along god knows how many km’s of coastline for an image of this type…

    – Tony Middleton

  • Peter Redmond
    Peter Redmondover 6 years ago

    Tony, that is marvellous! 5.5 hours…I took a photo the other night with a 45 second exposure and I thought was a little long!! :-)

  • ccdoh1
    ccdoh1over 6 years ago

    genius – nice placement of the axis too

  • CaseySmith
    CaseySmithover 6 years ago

    Tony knowing the exposure latitude of slide this is just a stunning shot and you only get one go at it, and you nailed it perfectly.

  • Thanks everyone for your comments.
    Casey you are so right and I’m pretty happy with the result on this one – thanks !

    – Tony Middleton

  • Wendy  Slee
    Wendy Sleeover 6 years ago

    Amazing…you truly have painted with light, while the heavens did the rest!

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 6 years ago

    pure brilliance!

  • Kylie Reid
    Kylie Reidover 6 years ago

    Your efforts have been rewarded with this fantastic shot, well done.

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