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Photographer:

Doug Zubenel

Email:

nzubenel@kc.rr.com

Location of Photo:

Gove Co., Kansas, USA

Date/Time of photo:

March 2, 1994

Equipment:

This was made with a 50mm lens and a technique I created in July of 1982. First, the rock wall was focused on and the lens set @ f/16. The shutter was opened and the wall rendered with an electronic flash. Then, with the shutter still open, the focus was shifted to infinity, and the lens opened up to f/2.8 for the remainder of the 15 minute exposure.

Description:

Here you see star trails wheeling above one of the chalk pyramids at Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark. In the small window is Polaris and several fainter attendant stars.

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