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Stonehenge Star Trails V2

By St1nkyPete
I have added a bit more drama to the star trails and increased the highlights on the horizon to give more of a silhouette from the stones. I have also removed the bushes on the far right as I found these slightly distracting and thought they imbalanced the shot slightly. I will delete the previous edit in a few days.

This is a composite image. The background star trails were taken on a recent shoot in Saltburn By The Sea and the foreground was shot during the day on a trip to Stonehenge back in May 2013. This is the kind of image I imagined getting on that trip but due to the site being heavily guarded at night I couldn't gain access so I had to improvise on the picture I wanted to create.

92 x 30 second exposures
ISO 400
f3.5

Plus the foreground layer.

Tags: Photo journalism General Architecture Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Digital art Landscape and travel Humour and fun

Voters: Alan_Coles, Dwaller, tonyng and 35 more

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Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
1 Dec 2013 6:02PM
Fabulous

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Dwaller 8 5 1 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 6:04PM
Brilliant
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 318 England
1 Dec 2013 9:52PM
I liked your previous version, but I prefer this, nice work.

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