Light & Shadow

Photo of the Week: Celestial

Photo of the Week
December 13th, 2013

"Celestial" by David Thompson

“Celestial” by David Thompson

David Thompson
Las Vegas, Nevada



Nikon D800
RRS Gear:
TVC-33 Tripod
BH-55 LR Ballhead
BD800-L plate
Settings (tree):
ISO 200
30 sec
Settings (sky):
ISO 1250
15 sec

“On this frigid fall evening, my buddy Miles Morgan and I set out to capture this ancient tree under the stars. Every inch of the evening sky was filled with stars. This tree sits on a very steep slope with loose rock surrounding the base. With confidence and ease, I was able to set up my RRS TVC-33 tripod with no problems at all. It is always a pleasure to go out with my RRS tripod and ballhead set up.”
-David Thompson

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