Photo: Atomic Breath (Night Sky Photo of Dinosaurs in Borrego Springs!)


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“Atomic Breath”
Astronomer Dennis Mammana and I shot some night sky photos of Ricardo Breceda’s amazing metal dinosaur sculptures on a rather windy evening. After Dennis went home, I decided to take a few more night sky dinosaur photos before packing it in. I noticed some unusual cloud formations. That and seeing the new Godzilla movie inspired me to have a little fun with this image! ūüėÄ

By this time, the 88% moon was fairly high in the sky, and much of the desert was well lit. Nonetheless, a wee bit of light painting from my head lamp seemed to help the dinosaur come alive, so to speak.

Title: Atomic Breath
Photo: Ken Lee
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens at 14mm
Location: Borrego Springs, CA USA

Equipment:  Nikon D610, Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 lens, Feisol tripod.

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