Cosmic Rift

Even at the end of a long day of shooting in the wee hours of the morning it’s important to never let your ‘visual awareness’ down. After spending 8 hours running various time-lapse sequences at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park I was mid drive back to Yosemite Valley around 2am with my sunroof open and noticed that the Milky Way was directly overhead. Even though I was exhausted I decided capturing more photos was worth the stretch and set my camera gear back up.  I was not disappointed with that decision.  The ultra wide 15mm lens I was using, even when pointed straight up at the sky, was wide enough to capture  trees on the mountainside as my foreground element.

Cosmic Rift

A photo posted by Jim Goldstein (@jimgoldstein) on

Photo Details:
Canon 5D Mark III, Zeiss Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 ZE Lens at 15mm, 30 seconds at ISO 6400



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Jim Goldstein is a professional photographer and author, based out of San Francisco, California who specializes in outdoor and nature photography. Passionate about nature and the environment Jim infuses elements of the natural world into his commercial, editorial and fine art work. For more follow Jim on Google+ | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Subscribe