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The Milky Way Over Lindisfarne Castle

By St1nkyPete
https://www.facebook.com/PhotographyByPeterGreig

I wanted to go out and do some star trails last night but I was too tired. I still haven't recovered from the aurora hunting trip to Holy Island on Thursday night so I thought I would have a play around in Photoshop and make a composite image.

The foreground layer was taken on my recent trip to the island. This is facing an easterly direction so the milky way wouldn't normally be in this position. You would have to be on the left side of the castle and face south to have the milky way in shot. This unfortunately wouldn't be a flattering view of the castle so I thought id add the milky way in from this point of view.
The background sky layer was taken on a trip to Germany in 2013.

Canon 70D
Samyang 14mm f2.8

ISO 1250 fg, ISO 3200 bg.
30 secs

Tags: Photo journalism Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel

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PCarman 3 1
12 Jan 2014 1:24PM
meet me on the corner Grin

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AnnaBanana 10 119 1 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2014 3:46PM
Smile Liked it on the FB group and like it here. Great work.
12 Jan 2014 11:24PM
Beautiful image.
Peter, A great image love the sky and star trails. Also impressed with your pf Smile
Brian J.
stevenb Plus
13 260 6 England
27 Jan 2014 10:29PM
Spot on Pete

Bill
1 Nov 2014 11:39PM
Very nice image

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