Are You Ready?

Today’s post features one of my favorite meteor shower images that I’ve been able to capture … with the Perseids only a couple of weeks away, I’m busy getting things planned out and ready for this year’s shower.

In this image, a very bright Perseids meteor is streaking over the Goliath Wilderness Area of Mount Evans (Colorado). This image was captured a few miles up the Mount Evans Highway during the 2017 Perseids meteor shower.  If you look closely, you may be able to see a second, very faint meteor that is below the bright meteor:

Perseids Meteor over Mt. Evans (Colorado)

I’m busy planning my meteor shoot this year, but you can expect to see some meteor images as they once again fly over some wonderful landscape … barring bad weather!

 

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 body
  • Rokinon 14mm, f/2.8 manual lens
  • ISO 3200
  • Aperture f/2.8
  • Shutter Speed 28 seconds

 

 

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