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Camera: Nikon D700Lens: 24-70 f/2.8 (26mm)30 sec, f/2.8, ISO 3200Tripod: Gitzo GT3541LSBallhead: RRS BH-55Processed using: Lightroom 4, NIK Dfine 2This image was created 10 miles up a dirt road on a Ranch just north of Tucson, AZ. It was pitch black so I am glad I had my headlamp but every star imaginable was in view! The first few shots created had a silhouette of the saguaro cactus and I eventually decided to light it with a few shots from my headlamp. The final image came out with the cactus and sky exposed together. Minimal processing in Lightroom 4 and I used NIK Software's Dfine 2.0 to remove as much noise as I could from the ISO 3200 image.

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