This is a long exposure shot of the world famous Peggy’s Cove lighthouse located in the Atlantic Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Note the beginning of a circular pattern the stars have taken on due to the long exposure.

shutter speed was 242 secs (approx. 4 minutes)
ISO 100


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  • coffeebean
    coffeebeanalmost 4 years ago

    Wow what an amazing image!! Stunning capture Scott I love this so much it’s truly beautiful….such a fantastic job, well done!

  • Wow! Thanks, Jenny, for such a kind comment! I really appreciate it! Cheers!

    – Scott Ruhs

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 4 years ago

    very beautiful Scott, I must try that next time I visit this beautiful spot
    (Hey that’s not you in the picture:-)

  • Thanks, Vickie! I’m assuming that you were referring to my profile picture. Yes, I finally decided to change it.

    – Scott Ruhs

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 4 years ago

    yes I was Scott, it’s funny how you get used to people’s avatars in here. Nice one this time though, I like it

  • fezoj64
    fezoj64almost 4 years ago

    Very pretty shot with dark background Scott . ..Jozef

  • NovaScOcean
    NovaScOceanover 3 years ago

    Very well done, I’ll have to have a go at one of these super long exposures sometime.

  • Thanks! I was inspired by a similar photo by Nova Scotian photographer, Terry Crowell. He has a 45 minute exposure! I wasn’t quite that patient. LOL!

    – Scott Ruhs

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