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And In This Moment I am Happy | by mightyboybrian
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And In This Moment I am Happy

This past weekend I was finally able to get some time for some good long exposures. My wife and I were visiting my parents who live far enough away from most big cities to get some quality views of the night sky. Thanks to what I learned in my 1 credit astronomy class, finding polaris was no problemo.

 

I was convinced this shot was ruined however when the moonlight progressed into a position where it was striking the wide angle lens. Everything got washed out real bad. Check out the unedited version below in the comments. I was pretty angry all that time had been wasted but completely amazed that the shot was salvageable later on. Ahh yet another example of how RAW saved the day. Please leave a comment on how RAW has saved your skin.

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Taken on November 12, 2010