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DeadVlei Panorama


Camera : Nikon D850

Lens : Zeiss Otus 55mm F1.4

Tripod : Really Right Stuff TVC 45

Head : Novoflex VR-System Pro II

Sky : 10secs F1.4 Iso 3200 17 panels x 3 rows

Foreground : 300secs F4 Iso 1600 17 panels x 1 row

Filters : Kani Night Filter

deadvlei day

The orange-red hues of the soaring dunes form the backdrop for the hulks of camel thorn trees in the Namib-Naukluft Park. Dead for over 600 years, the trees are now black...scorched by the intense desert sun. The Milky Way spreads itself across the Southern skies as Lyra and Antares sink slowly behind the dunes. The purple magenta glow of the Trifid, Lagoon and North American nebulae emit their H-alpha wavelengths as the Scorpion buries its tail into the sand....

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