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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D3
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Oct 5, 2012, 8:14:05 AM
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Stars in Afghanistan II by swiftmoonphoto Stars in Afghanistan II by swiftmoonphoto
I really can't wait for the winter rains to come and knock down this incessant dust. It's so bad that even starlight is making it glow and forcing my hand on some exposure choices.

I feel like I'm almost getting the image I want. I just need to be able to knock back my ISO one or two notches so I can get better blacks before I go into photoshop.

If anybody knows some some Milky Way photography tips, any help would be had.
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Jimmasterpieces Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
looks great, I like the looks corona australis,
eagle
not to mention scorpion and Sagittarius.Wink/Razz 
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swiftmoonphoto Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you.
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Jimmasterpieces Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
MY PLEASURE MEN
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sDoost Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing shot... love it! just too bad these panzers are in the front.. :-S
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swiftmoonphoto Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks, and I agree. This place would be a photographer's dream if it weren't for that whole silly war thing.
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sDoost Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
true... :-(
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boldsoul Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Fantastic shot.
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swiftmoonphoto Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you.
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Dryad-8 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
If it's the dust that gives the Milky Way that colour then it really works, love it. See if you can get some clues from Greg Gibbs' work [link]
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swiftmoonphoto Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah, thanks. That dude has it figured out.
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