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Starlight Drive
2nd PlaceStarlight Drive

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Stars II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D600
Lens: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35 f/4 ED VR
Location: A farm in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Date: Dec 22, 2013
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 6400
Shutter: 30 seconds
Date Uploaded: Dec 24, 2013

A farm in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Used a flashlight to paint light onto the old car during the long exposure. Taken at the 16mm end of the lens.

RAW conversion in Lightroom, noise reduction, resize, sharpen and save for web.

Place: 2 out of 47
Avg (all users): 6.8235
Avg (commenters): 8.5000
Avg (participants): 6.5000
Avg (non-participants): 6.9342
Views since voting: 1766
Views during voting: 211
Votes: 102
Comments: 14
Favorites: 1 (view)

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01/02/2014 04:02:48 PM
Great image, really enjoyable. Congratulations.
01/01/2014 03:47:32 PM
Lovely work in the night! Congrats with the red
01/01/2014 11:18:45 AM
I dare say you covered every star in the sky. Congrats!
01/01/2014 07:54:02 AM
Baie Mooi, Konrad! Fantasties foto!
01/01/2014 03:15:40 AM
Now I know why I've given this a 10. Congrats, nice to see you back on Front page
01/01/2014 02:21:07 AM
Well done! I thought this would ribbon when I looked through the entries. Beautiful place and you had awesome luck to have no moon either.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/31/2013 07:31:19 PM
Love the inclusion of the truck in the foreground but I think it's more of a park than a drive.
12/30/2013 12:56:02 PM
Oakay dokay its nice enough.
12/27/2013 03:26:37 PM
I've been lingering over this beautiful scene, drawn in by both heavens and earth. Who drove this truck, how'd it come to rest here? It engages senses and emotions. My favorite in the challenge.
12/26/2013 10:45:04 PM
12/26/2013 09:07:10 PM
Great find!!! That sky is so intense!
12/26/2013 04:42:05 PM
My top pick. Beautiful
12/25/2013 04:50:05 PM
I blue sky would be much better, but of course a good image
12/25/2013 04:20:00 PM
Nice light painting to add to the scene.

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