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The Sentinel by jViks The Sentinel by jViks
Easter island is a really extraordinary place ... most of the islands plants have disappeared, the old civilization originally inhabiting the island disappeared, but their legacy, the moai statues remain... And day by day, they are watching what their creators couldn't.
My first attempt on photographing the milky way - please tell me what you think about the PP and color balance, they are something I'm not entirely sure when it comes to night photos...

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FriendlyPet Featured By Owner May 1, 2013
Soo beautiful and dreamy! I would love to sleep under the stars everynight.
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augenweide Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
your great work is featured here...[link]
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muntoo Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Perhaps dodge The Sentinel a bit so it's slightly easier to see. Though, not too much to remove the mysteriousness of it.
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head-in-the-cloud Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013   Photographer
Hello :wave:
You have been featured in my newest #6.52 Feature
Please check it out and fave it if you enjoyed it.
Have a nice day! :tighthug:
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Bleeding-Magic Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Student Photographer
Where I live, you could only wish to see stars like that. This is simply breathtaking! :heart:
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Moohoodles Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I think this is a stunning photo of the milky way!! The colours and everything look great, and the foreground subject totally adds to the awesomeness... especially since it's a moai statue!
I agree with the comment below; this needs a DD!!
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palmbook Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Deserve DD :)
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Zugo Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Light painting would do just fine here for the statue...
5*
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jViks Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Actually, the statue is lit by 2 torches, it was just a black silhouette without it, but it was my first attempt on doing that, so I failed a bit ... I wanted to light up the pedestal and whole statue, but I picked up some light in the grass and not all of the pedestal was lit :/ It looked fine on the LCD, but no so on monitor...:S
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Zugo Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I learned alot with this guy from DA Brent Pearson ( brentpearsonphotography.com/main/ ). He does a lot of excelent work with light painting...!!! Anyway you captured the essence of it!!! ;)
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