This 30-second exposure (which took several attempts) involved me pressing the shutter release, clambering into the canoe, positioning myself and the paddle, and staying motionless as best I could as the no-seeums (midges) crawled all over my face chewing me up. The results have helped assuage the itching.For those who want to know, I boosted the contrast and some colour channels (and lowered others to lessen the light pollution), and blacked out the cottage lights.

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