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Barry Armstead stayed up late and took advantage of the moonless, clear sky to capture this stunning photo of the Milky Way galaxy. The photo was taken on a dark site in Canberra’s mountain range on August 25, 2011.
Barry tracked the stars for around 4 minutes using an EQ6 pro mount under his camera. He provided us with the camera specs he used to take this photo: Canon5DMKII SLR camera, Canon 16-35 f/2.8L Zoom lens @ 16mm, ISO 800, F2.8. He then processed the photo using Photoshop Elements 6.
Check out Barry’s photos in his website: http://barryarmsteadphotography.webs.com/
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