Brad Douglas Photography | Recent | TAS, Cradle Mountain
Taken 2-Mar-18
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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Mountains
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Keywords:Australia, Boat House, Cradle Mountain
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Dimensions5490 x 2745
Original file size4.72 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken2-Mar-18 13:35
Date modified3-Jun-18 12:45
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal length30 mm
Exposure1/100 at f/10
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto bracket
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 160
Metering modePattern
TAS, Cradle Mountain

TAS, Cradle Mountain

Coming to the end of a week staying in Cradle Mountain I still didn’t have the shot that I had hoped for. I really wanted a star field with the Milky Way in the background and the mountain in the foreground. However the weather conspired against me. In fact storms, rain and constant low cloud cover made the physical and light conditions trying for the photography.

Persistence is perhaps the greatest asset a photographer can have. It’s persistence that will keep you trying new things until the shot works. Persistence will see you walking, sitting and waiting for hours for a subject to appear. It’s persistence that will keep you coming back again and again until you find the subject in the right pose in good light… be it animal or mountain range.

Cradle Mountain is a fantastic place. It’s one of a handful of places that reverberate.

Expect more images next summer. Weather permitting: star field over Cradle.