12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Milky Way over Zingaro Nature Reserve

In the (total) darkness of the night, Milky Way appear in consequence of a long exposure. The final image is generated by the stack of multiple frames, in order to expand the dynamic range. The problem was to balance the highlights in background with the Milky way (extreme low light).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Italy
Camera: FinePix X100
Copyright: © Giuseppe Fallica