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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Mountains
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Keywords:Island, Landscape, Mount, New, North, Star, Taranaki, Trails, Zealand
Photo Info

Dimensions4912 x 10211
Original file size28.3 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken1-Jul-15 04:38
Date modified28-Jul-15 18:02
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D800E
Focal length24 mm
Focal length (35mm)24 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure240s at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 320
Metering modeSpot
Digital zoom1x
Mount Taranaki: Star Trails over the Summit

Mount Taranaki: Star Trails over the Summit

I started to take star trails around 4:00am from Maketawa Hut on 1 July 2015. This image was a result of combining 15 of 4-minute shots together to achieve 60 minutes long exposure effect.

This is also a vertical panorama image, showing some details of the lower part of the mountain. The shining cloud over the summit was due to the setting moon just behind the peak during the long exposure.