Happy Trails

Stars over Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana.

A composite of 71 stacked images, each 30 seconds long (f/4, ISO 100, 16mm). Wind chill was -10F :O And there was a bright moon out, behind me in this photo.

*I went to Glacier Park and all I got was this frostbite; thanks Jake.
Triple Fav! I love this. Just fantastic.
posted January 11th, 2017  
Oh wow! This is fantastic :) Those clouds almost look like ghosts over the top of the star trails
posted January 11th, 2017  
very impressive
posted January 11th, 2017  
Wow stunning work!
posted January 11th, 2017  
This is beautiful! How did you keep your camera from freezing?
posted January 11th, 2017  
@catwhiskers Thanks! It was only out there for about an hour this time, but this camera seems to handle the cold very well (I've had it out for many hours before, in colder weather.) Also, since it was so cold, any moisture in the air was already frozen so it didn't stick to and freeze on the camera.
posted January 11th, 2017  
Amazing Aaron. I hope you feel it was worth it. It's been so cold around here this winter too.
posted January 11th, 2017  
A lot of work. But it paid off!
posted January 11th, 2017  
Sometimes you have to suffer for your art... and it was so worth it, what a stunning photo
posted January 11th, 2017  
Beautiful work!
posted January 11th, 2017  
Oh wat is a frostbite, if you compare it to this fab photo. Huge fav.
posted January 11th, 2017  
Nice, better than anything I got. Im still effing cold!
posted January 11th, 2017  
Amazing image and work :)
posted January 11th, 2017  
@deadschool Thanks Jake, not surprising; you were dressed for a day at the beach :P
posted January 11th, 2017  
This is definitely amazing.
posted January 11th, 2017  
Brilliant!
posted January 11th, 2017  
Wonderful!
posted January 11th, 2017  
Purdy
posted January 11th, 2017  
fantastic... thanks for sharing method... sorry about the cold....
posted January 11th, 2017  
Yes.
posted January 11th, 2017  
gasp
posted January 11th, 2017  
Star trail images don't come much better than this... superb work.
posted January 11th, 2017  
Uma
Wowie!!
posted January 11th, 2017  
Amazing - I love this photo! Thanks for following me and I will enjoy following a fellow member of our wonderful state of Montana - aren't we lucky?
posted January 11th, 2017  
Intriguing! Looks like daytime mixed with night. Love it! :)
posted January 11th, 2017  
Cool light trails. a fav
posted January 12th, 2017  
This is superb. Motivates me to head off into the hills for an evening.
posted January 12th, 2017  
Absolutely fantastic!
posted January 12th, 2017  
Your a brave soul Aaron! Nice stacking!
posted January 12th, 2017  
YAY! I love this! This is something on my photog bucket list for sure. This is fantastic! FAV
posted January 12th, 2017  
Absolutely fantastic!! What an incredible image. This one deserves a place on a huge wall for many to enjoy.
posted January 12th, 2017  
Fab. So flippin' cold, too. Ack! Super stacking.
posted January 12th, 2017  
Just - wow!
posted January 12th, 2017  
Absolutely fabulous. Fav
posted January 12th, 2017  
Breathtaking!
posted January 12th, 2017  
Awesome.
posted January 12th, 2017  
Great capture
posted January 12th, 2017  
Whoa!! Amazing!!
posted January 12th, 2017  
stunning
posted January 12th, 2017  
Absolute stunner. Magic shot.

I visited Montana a few years ago but didn't quite have the time for Glacier National Park and wanted to go back in winter to visit. Now I will have to make sure I do it.
posted January 13th, 2017  
I knew this was yours (or Jake's) as soon as it scrolled down a bit. I've really missed these images -- inspiring! I still haven't learned how to do this, but it's on my list. Must come back and visit friends who live in Whitefish!
posted January 13th, 2017  
Really nice!!! :D
posted January 13th, 2017  
That's a whole lotta work for frostbite. Came away with an amazing photo.
posted January 13th, 2017  
FAV.
Great work Aaron, it really paid off.
posted January 16th, 2017  
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