Day 112: Earth Day

by Ivan Steenkamp April. 23, 2017 1105 views


Most of New Zealand has clear skies. We are very blessed to be able to see the stars every night (except for when it is overcast)! I took this photo because I saw on Google that it was Earth Day. 

More people need to be aware about pollution and the environment. Check out the link at the bottom of the post please!

Portrait orientation. Blue night sky full of star trails, the sky is framed by trees on either end.

Composition rules used: Color Theory, Framing

Metadata: D5300, 18-105mm @ 28mm, ƒ/4.5, 97 sec, ISO-100.

Editing: Photoshop, Camera Raw, Color Efex Pro, Viveza.


The first Earth Day was in 1970. Nelson, after seeing the damage done by a 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, was inspired to organise a national "teach-in" that focused on educating the public about the environment. More...

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Ana Puž 4 years, 5 months ago

Wow, just wow!

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Ivan Steenkamp Replied to Ana Puž 4 years, 5 months ago

Thank you, Ana! SO NICE to get feedback like yours! ☺

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Ana Puž Replied to Ivan Steenkamp 4 years, 5 months ago

No problem! 🤗

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