Stanley Lake Reflections
While staying in the mountains surrounding Stanley, Idaho, Bry and I had the amazing luck to have five consecutive nights of clear skies to shoot! The mountains are so tall up here that you struggle to show just how intimidating they actually are. Especially when the Milky Way always seems to put mountains in their place. Nevertheless, the Sawtooth peaks in this photo were dramatic, lining-up with the core, and perfectly reflecting in the mirror-like still waters. Definitely one of our favorite places to shoot to date.
12 exposures for this image, all shot with a Nikon Z7 and Sigma Art 40mm on a Sky Watcher Star Adventurer Mini tracking mount. 6 sky exposures were shot at 2 minutes, ISO 800, and f2. 3 Foreground exposures were shot at 5 minutes, ISO 800, and f1.4. 3 Reflection exposures were shot at 30 seconds, ISO 10000, and f1.4.