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Kilauea Caldera and Milky Way, Volcanoes NP

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Don Smith (California, United States) on 29 December 2013 in Landscape & Rural.


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Image #3 of my favorite 12 from this past year was captured at Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park this past September. For more on the story, and for technical settings, please click here: My Favorite 12 Images of 2013!

I was helping co-teach Gary Hart's Big Island workshop and we had the group on-location near the Kilauea Caldera for some night photography. We took them to a spot where the vibrant Milky Way lined-up with the glowing lava and this was the result - pretty amazing site!

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