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Fire and Stars

Looking east at the start of true darkness the stars shine above the burning grass. Strong southerly winds fanned the flames but kept the air clear by blowing the smoke away. I was surprised how dark the sky looked above the burning valley.

Click image for larger version (1440x2160), you can make out the horses watching the fire in the lower right corner a bit better.

Photograph Information
Date04.09.2010, 21:32
LocationTeterville, Kansas
LensCanon 24mm @ f2.8
CameraCanon 5D Mark II
Exposure15 seconds at ISO 800

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