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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Night Sky
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Keywords:Milky Way, Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand Landscape, Night, Ocean, Stars
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Dimensions5042 x 6599
Original file size16.7 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken30-Apr-13 18:38
Date modified4-May-14 10:19
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D800E
Focal length14 mm
Focal length (35mm)14 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure250s at f/2.8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 1600
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
The Sky Is My Companion

The Sky Is My Companion

"The beautiful Milky Way is just above me, while the backdrop city light reminds that I am not far away from the civilization."

The Moeraki Boulders are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave cut Otago coast of the South Island of New Zealand between Moeraki and Hampden. They occur scattered either as isolated or clusters of boulders within a stretch of beach where they have been protected in a scientific reserve.