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3 shot vertical panoramic
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Second one for me :icon_thumbsup: - the first one I would have cropped out the lights on the left and the third one has just too much "civilization" stuff in it for me.

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I agree with WesternGuy #2 for me too! Can you crop out the bright light in the bottom left corner of the first one? I find my eye is drawn to it rather than the milkyway.
 

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The problem I'm having with all these MW shots is that they're all the same. It's like a constant unchanging background to put behind a lot of different dark/underexposed/silhouetted/uninteresting foregrounds.

Edit: No offence to the OP, I was referring to the thousands of other MW shots currently available.
 
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I like #3 for the locality, and the telephone poles and wires for a sense of scale; that foreground gives these a sense of realness...the REAL, modern world has towns, roads, telephone poles and wires, and I like the way the poles are rendered straight, not tilted, and lighted up a bit. If you strip out all the hand of man, it becomes boring as hell...might just as well download one from some web page, you know? But if a shot shows your locality, it has meaning for you,and has a sense of authenticity, and of locality.
 
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The problem I'm having with all these MW shots is that they're all the same. It's like a constant unchanging background to put behind a lot of different dark/underexposed/silhouetted/uninteresting foregrounds.

Edit: No offence to the OP, I was referring to the thousands of other MW shots currently available.


No offense taken. I actually agree. I've taken about 5 of these now and it's starting to feel like moon images.

One thing that is different though is the process. The trying to find complete darkness is interesting.
 

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#3 or me too. I really like the leading lines on the left. I also like the "story" of where it is taken, out in the farmland. We all look up at the same sky and its nice to see the different foregrounds.
Nice.
 

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Nice! What were your settings?
 

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I like #3.

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Nice! What were your settings?

Nikon Df
28mm f2.8 ais
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f2.8
ISO 6400

The last image is a three image vertical pano with the same settings.
 
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numero 3 for me! but they are all beautiful, well done!
 
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I must see things differently. My favorite is the first. As a look at it is can see I need to re-process. I have been thinking of a title for these bit nothing comes to mind except for the first image.

I might call it Galactica Jump Start or something of that nature but it will need some more work.


I will need to dodge the power lines on the left coming down (yellow).

A slight burn on the light in the bottom left.

Add some exposure to the light that connects the bottom left light and the milky way(red).

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For me it's the #1 if you could remove that bright blue light on the left.
To my eyes it's the sharper image (followed close by the #3).

Cheers :)
 

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