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The End

By pmorgan  
With the promise of clear skies forecast, I headed off to Landís End last night in the hope of capturing a night sky full of twinkling stars. As always things didnít turn out quite as hoped, so I had to settle for just a few stars. Fortunately for me though, among the stars that did show were easily recognizable as the Plough also known as Big Dipper or Saptarishi.

The foreground was taken at ISO 100 f/16 for 120secs using the Lee Big Stopper. The sky was taken a bit later at ISO 800 f/8 at 28sec to capture the stars.


Tags: Sky Cornwall Rocks Cliffs Seascape Sea Stars Lands end Landscape and travel

Voters: stuart1963, debu, Pete and 63 more

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debu 8 India
30 Sep 2012 10:12AM
Nice landscape with beautiful foreground details.

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30 Sep 2012 10:37AM
I saw some stars. This is a beautiful photo with nice light
30 Sep 2012 10:49AM
Absolutely stunning photo x
buxton 10 England
30 Sep 2012 11:00AM
Excellent what a stunning capture. Grin
pmorgan 11 217 13 England
30 Sep 2012 11:12AM
Cheers guys!

Thanks Pete - made it worth sitting around in the cold for! Smile

zapar40 8 66 5 Wales
30 Sep 2012 11:40AM
stunning scene, beautiful captures, a well worked image, love it.
Jou©o 14 56 Finland
30 Sep 2012 11:45AM
Well done, Paul!

Congrats on the HC!

jeanie Plus
14 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 12:01PM
Very nicely done.. I like the Plough there Smile
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 12:39PM
Great work as usual Paul.
dathersmith 11 559 12 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 3:38PM
Lovely work Paul.

30 Sep 2012 3:51PM
The Plough makes the shot for me. Great work.
Kenfromsot 9 57 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 4:33PM
Super work Paul. Wonderful light on the f/g and cliffs.

pmorgan 11 217 13 England
30 Sep 2012 5:12PM
Thanks all!

Special thanks to Nick and Ken for the UA's - much appreciated! Smile

sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
30 Sep 2012 5:37PM
Works well mate!!!
Nick_w Plus
11 4.3k 99 England
30 Sep 2012 6:13PM
Superb Paul, from the thumb I didn't like it - but soon as I opened it up it came to life. This is something I've been wanting to try for a long, long time, but never got around to it.
martinl 14 269 2 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 6:47PM
Superb shot Paul. Very well merited HC and awards.
30 Sep 2012 7:23PM
It's a cracking shot even without the stars Paul, they're the icing though Wink

bill33 Plus
7 34 1 Scotland
30 Sep 2012 8:21PM
Beautifully done Paul, I like the way you have processed both of these wonderful images to get this amazing result, top class work, Bill.
jeronius 9 1 1 England
30 Sep 2012 11:41PM
I stood just there, but no way close to this amazing and simply stunning shot.
Richsr 11 91 223 England
1 Oct 2012 10:35AM
Well worked here Paul and congrats on the HC.
pmorgan 11 217 13 England
2 Oct 2012 5:26PM
Thanks all!

Special thanks to Jerry for the 3rd UA - well chuffed! Smile

oll1e Plus
11 57 2 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2012 3:20PM
somehow missed this gem Paul !,really like this ,the stars are a real bonus mate .
well done Wink

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