Easter Meteor Star Trails Over Vasquez Rocks

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I bought a new camera and lens. I wanted to test it out, so I drove up to Vasquez Rocks, about 35 minutes from my house, and experimented with higher ISOs than I usually use. I got lucky and photographed a Lyrid meteor.

Title: Easter Meteor Star Trails Over Vasquez Rocks
Info: Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8 lens, my Dad’s heavy 1970s Sears aluminum tripod. Exposure time 31 minutes in total. I stacked 62 individual photos (30 second exposure f/2.8, ISO 1600). Light painting with an Energizer headlamp and Streamlight LED flashlight. 19 April 2014 11:28 pm.
Photographer: Ken Lee Photography
Location: Vasquez Rocks, California, USA

iEstelas de estrellas de pascua, que muestran el movimiento de las estrellas…con un meteoro Líridas!

He comprado una nueva cámara y la lente. Yo quería probarlo, así que me condujo hasta Vasquez Rocks, a unos 35 minutos de mi casa, y experimenté con un ISO más alto de lo que normalmente utilizo. Tuve suerte y fotografié un meteoro Líridas.

Título: Pascua estela de estrellas con Meteor – Vasquez Rocks
Info: Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8, pesado 1970 Sears trípode de aluminio de mi papá. Tiempo de exposición 31 minutos en total. Apilé 62 fotos individuales (30 segundos f/2.8 exposición, ISO 1600) en StarStax. Pintura de luz con una luz Energizer y Streamlight linterna LED. 19 de abril 2014 23:28.
Fotógrafo: Ken Lee Photography
Ubicación: Vasquez Rocks, California, EE.UU.

Equipment:  Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8, Feisol tripod.

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Tower Of Babel, Joshua Tree Milky Way

 

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The Milky Way in the California desert, hovering above the otherworldly rock formations of Joshua Tree National Park.

Title: Tower of Babel
Info: Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8. 15 second exposure, f/2.8 ISO 6400. 2014-05-25 2:221 am. Processed in Photoshop CS4 with Nik Viveza. Light painted with an LED flashlight.
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, CA USA

Equipment:  Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8, Feisol tripod.

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You can see more of these photos here  on my Ken Lee Photography Facebook Page (poke your head in, say hi, and “like” the page if you would, uh, like), on 500px, or my Ken Lee Google+ Page. We discuss long exposure, night sky, star trails, and coastal long exposure photography, as well as lots of other things, so I hope you can join us!

And you can go to the Ken Lee Photography website, which has more photos from Ken Lee.  Thank you very much for visiting!

 

Window Into Infinity: Gobsmacked In Joshua Tree

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Utterly gobsmacked by the Milky Way in the clear desert air. This is a rare night sky selfie created while getting accustomed to my new camera and lens.

Title: Window Into Infinity
Info: Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8. 20 second exposure, f/2.8 ISO 5000. 2014-05-25 3:12 am. Processed in Photoshop CS4 with Nik Viveza.
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, CA USA

I also wanted to thank you people for all your kind words of encouragement. I am so appreciative of that!!!

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Absolutamente atónita por la Vía Láctea en el aire claro desierto.

Título: Ventana al Infinito
Info: Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8. 20 segundos de exposición, f/2.8 ISO 5000. 05/25/2014 03:12 am. Procesado en Photoshop CS4 con Nik Viveza.
Foto: Ken Lee Photography
Lugar: Parque Nacional Joshua Tree, CA, EE.UU.

También quería dar las gracias a ustedes por todos sus amables palabras de aliento. Estoy tan agradecida de que!

Equipment:  Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8, Feisol tripod.

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You can see more of these photos here  on my Ken Lee Photography Facebook Page (poke your head in, say hi, and “like” the page if you would, uh, like), on 500px, or my Ken Lee Google+ Page. We discuss long exposure, night sky, star trails, and coastal long exposure photography, as well as lots of other things, so I hope you can join us!

And you can go to the Ken Lee Photography website, which has more photos from Ken Lee.  Thank you very much for visiting!

 

Easter Moon – Night Sky Photography, Vasquez Rocks

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I  was walking back to my car. I turned around and saw this beautiful view. Immediately I unpacked my gear and took this photo, light painting the foreground and cliffs. Many times the last photo I take in an evening is the best or strangest one.

I wanted to test out my new camera and lens, so I drove up to Vasquez Rocks, about 35 minutes from my house, and experimented with higher ISOs than I usually use.

Title: Luna Pascua
Info: Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8 lens, my Dad’s heavy 1970s Sears aluminum tripod. Exposure time 30 seconds f/2.8, ISO 320. Light painting with a Dorcy LED flashlight. April 20 1:43 a.m. 2014.
Photographer: Ken Lee Photography
Location: Vasquez Rocks, California, USA

I was walking back to my car. I turned around and saw this beautiful sight. I immediately unpacked my gear and took this photo, light painting cliffs and foreground. Often the last photo I took at night is the best or strangest of all.

I wanted to try my new camera and lens, so I drove to the Vasquez Rocks, about 35 minutes from my house, and experimented with a higher than I normally use ISO.

Equipment:  Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8.

VISIT ME, VISIT ME!
You can see more of these photos here  on my Ken Lee Photography Facebook Page (poke your head in, say hi, and “like” the page if you would, uh, like), on 500px, or my Ken Lee Google+ Page. We discuss long exposure, night sky, star trails, and coastal long exposure photography, as well as lots of other things, so I hope you can join us!

And you can go to the Ken Lee Photography website, which has more photos from Ken Lee. Thank you very much for visiting!

 

Photo: Arch Rock Milky Way

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It’s about summer time. That means it’s Milky Way season for us night sky photographers. I went to Joshua Tree to take advantage of these moonless nights, nights full of magic and beautiful night weather.
Title: Arch Rock Milky Way
Info: Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8. 20 second exposure, f/2.8 ISO 6400. 2014-05-25 1:36 am. Processed in Photoshop CS4 with Nik Viveza. Light painted with LED  lights that were left over from someone shooting time-lapse photos. Thank you!
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, CA USA

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Equipment:  Nikon D610, Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8, Feisol tripod.

VISIT ME, VISIT ME!
You can see more of these photos here  on my Ken Lee Photography Facebook Page (poke your head in, say hi, and “like” the page if you would, uh, like). We discuss long exposure, night sky, star trails, and coastal long exposure photography, as well as lots of other things, so I hope you can join us!

And you can go to the Ken Lee Photography website, which has more photos from Ken Lee.  Thank you very much for visiting!