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Cosmic Correspondence

Cosmic Correspondence

Self-portrait under the Milky Way from Figure 8 Island.

We were looking for ghost crabs after dark when my daughter pointed out the Milky Way above. I decided to capture it the next night, but since there wasn't much foreground, I went for a self-portrait. The light from Wrightsville Beach was leaking in from the right, and wispy clouds were scattered through the sky.

This is a single exposure with the Fuji X-T1, 16mm at 2.0, ISO 1250, 20 seconds, and a bit of patience.

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