Location: Cramlington, Northumberland, England
Date: 07/10/2007 @ 11:34
Light Conditions: Pitch black
Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: 17-85mm kit
Focal Length: 17 mm
Flash Mode: --
Shutter Speed: 4 sec.
Post-work: Crop / Colour balance
Related items: --
Serpentarius is an old name for the constellations Serpens and Ophiuchus. It literally translates to 'the serpent-holder' and relates to old Greek mythology, which is something I briefly studied in high school. Relevantly, this was taken in a class session for Photography and turned out much better than I thought it would. Conditions were awful in the classroom for capturing images, and props were scarce. The figure in the image is a classmate of mine.
I apologise to those with no interest in space and related topics, as it seems to be a dominant theme for my recent work.
Yeah, messing around with exposure times can produce some interesting results. Thank-you for the comment, I appreciate it.
Yeah, I think I did; my memory is sketchy though! Thank-you for taking an interest in my work.