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I had never been to…

I had never been to...

I had never been to Grand Falls, and I wanted to see it before it dried up completely.. So I took off on an adventure with @KaydenPhan​ last week and unfortunately, due to how many places we crammed into the trip, I didn't see the falls with my own eyes. In fact, it was so dark out there, the only way I was able to set up my cameras correctly was by taking photos and light painting the area. Through my research of it, I knew i would be able to get a Star trail shot. The MW shot would have needed to been taking in end of February from below the falls down stream to be able to get it any where near the falls. Even that would be questionable. And Cold. Very cold. I set up my camera on the most precarious of fingers over the canyon. Kayden was definitely freaking out about it.. I shot Nine 2.5 minute long exposure images for the foreground before leaving my camera to itself to shoot the stars.. We went to sleep in the car while my camera did its thing.. Somewhere around midnight, we got back on the road back to Las Vegas. I'm not the biggest fan of this image but I did go to great effort for it so I have to post it! Lol ______ Stars: ISO 1000 F2.8 25 seconds Foreground: ISO 6400 F3.2 (accidentally not 2.8) 2min 30 seconds Processed in LR, PS, and SLS for Noise Reduction @TokinaUSA​ 11-20 2.8 @SlikUSA​ 634-CFL @CanonUSA​ 70d ________ . . . . . #tokinausa #slikusa #werutah #landscapelover #rsa_nature #rsa_light #landscape_captures #landscapephotography #landscapehunter #beautifuldestinations #amazingearth #earthdeluxe #earthpics #earthpix #fantasticearth #earthmagic #earthcapture #wonderfulplaces #earthfocus #earthofficial #natgeo #natgeotravel #canon #canonusa #natgeohub

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On Thursday, I had a…

On Thursday, I had a...

On Thursday, I had a location all picked out that required a 4x4 and a couple mile hike... the clouds thought otherwise though. We went as far as the base of the trail and decided to turn back as the composition was very time specific so even if it cleared up later, the shot would no longer be good... this was actually the theme of the weekend kind of; getting skunked on all of the shots we originally wanted (except Friday night, you'll see those pics soon!)... fast forward to 3am and the sky had cleared!! We didn't have a location picked out so we just headed up 313 and pulled over on the side of the road... shot this as the moon was rising behind the lower peak on the left... we lit the foreground from 100 ft off to my left with a single lumecube.com/160.html (use code TRACYLEE for free shipping) at like 1000 ft away (guesstimating!) This is 10 images stacked for the foreground and 10 for the sky.. ---- ISO 6400 F2.8 Foreground 30 seconds Sky 13 seconds Stacked in SLS for NR Processed in LR & PS @tokinausa 11-20 2.8 @slikusa 634-CFL @canonusa 70d --- #longexposure_shots #nightshooterz #nightshooters #longexposure #longexpohunter #longexpo #amazing_longexpo #amazingearth #natgeo #itsamazingoutthere #nightphotography #desertstarscapes #tracylee #tracyleephotos #slikusa #canonusa #tokinausa #canonbringit #teamcanon #teamtokina #teamslik #shootslik #sliktripods #hoyafilter #werutah #utahisrad #utahunique #utahrocks #moabutah

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I’ve been so busy shooting…

I've been so busy shooting...

I've been so busy shooting and admining, I've had no time to edit and post.. don't worry, I have tons of stuff heading your way.. I love this photo of me on a natural bridge me and @the_gingers_adventures found yesterday so I thought I would share it. Can't wait to head back and shoot the MW here!!!! --- Thanks to Kevin for the photo and the adventure!! Rockin' my @canonUSA 70d and my @tokinausa 11-20 2.8! --- . . . . . #tracylee #tracyleephotos #mstracylee #artofvisuals #agameoftones #illgrammers #travelphoto #naturephoto #naturephotography #ig_clouds #awesomeearth #awesomeglobe #awesome_earthpix #awesome_shots #awesome_globepix #awesomeshot #awesome_captures #awesome_photographers #awesome_naturepix #awesome_earth #awesomepix #earth_expo #earth_shotz #earthcapture

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Here’s another image from the…

Here's another image from the...

Here's another image from the Borrego Springs trip with @Ambiec28 a couple weeks ago.. We had wandered all over the area looking for comps that lined up in the way we wanted them to.. I was trying to shoot my 10 shots for stacking and there were all kinds of cars driving around at like 430 or 5 am.. so I gave up and just went with it.. The horses were lit by the taillights of a passing car. Make sure you check out the image she got in this same exact location.. it's pretty damn sweet! ________ ISO 6400 F2.0 15 seconds 10 images stacked in SLS for NR Processed in LR @TokinaUSA 14-20 2.0 at 14mm @SlikUSA 634-CFL @CanonUSA 70d @hoyafilterusa red intensifier light pollution filter ________ #longexposure_shots #nightshooterz #nightshooters #longexposure #longexpohunter #longexpo #amazing_longexpo #amazingearth #natgeo #itsamazingoutthere #nightphotography #desertstarscapes #tracylee #tracyleephotos #slikusa #canonusa #tokinausa #canonbringit #teamcanon #teamtokina #teamslik #shootslik #sliktripods #hoyafilter #anzaborrego #borregosprings

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I’m going through old photos…

I'm going through old photos...

I'm going through old photos for a client today and came across this gem I took in maybe 2007??? Look at this all star line up!! Talk about #TBT! --- #tracylee #mstracylee #tracyleephotos #donaldtrump #oscardelahoya #fedoremelianenko #affliction #afflictionclothing #mma #mixedmartialarts #arlovski #andreiarlovski #mmaphotography #mmaphotography #mmaphoto #mmaevent #mmalife #combatlifestyle

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So i’m still editing photos…

So i'm still editing photos...

So i'm still editing photos from my whirlwind Borrego Springs trip with @Ambiec28.. My goal that night was to get about 4-5 compositions and this is #3 I believe.. After leaving my camera at the big horn sheep for 3 hrs, I recovered it and then went hunting for a new composition that would line up.. I had searched for the elephants and it wasn't facing the direction I wanted.. These statues were on the south end of town and I had never seen them in person but went looking for them and it lined up perfect! Add to that I haven't seen very many people shoot this one at night.. This eagle was right next to a bunch of Ocotillo Cactus that we got busy shooting at the same time. I didn't have anything to bounce the light of the lumecube.com/160.html (that URL and my code TRACYLEE gets you free US Shipping!) so I ended up moving the rental car and using it as a bounce!!! lol I can't recall what I had the lume cube set at but i'm assuming 5%.. We were finished shooting the cactus so left my camera here and took off in search of another composition. I hate the crop so if you want to see the star trails in all of their glory head to fb.com/tracyleephotos.. _______ ISO 6400 10 images stacked in Starry Landscape Stacker for Noise Reduction F2.8 13 seconds ISO 640 120 images stacked in PS for star trails F2.8 30 seconds @tokinausa 11-20 2.8 @SlikUSA CF-522 @Canonusa 70d ________ #longexposure_shots #nightshooterz #nightshooters #longexposure #longexpohunter #longexpo #amazing_longexpo #amazingearth #natgeo #itsamazingoutthere #nightphotography #desertstarscapes #tracylee #tracyleephotos #slikusa #canonusa #tokinausa #canonbringit #teamcanon #teamtokina #teamslik #shootslik #sliktripods #borregosprings #anzaborrego #litbylume #capture4cubes

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Owachomo Bridge located in Natural…

Owachomo Bridge located in Natural...

Owachomo Bridge located in Natural Bridges Bational Monument was a secondary composition in this particular night. The first location got shut down by two pairs of beady little eyes that glowed in the wake of our headlamps. They weren't scared off by loud noises were yelling so we decided to detour and had a different place. That location is a story for another day! We arrived here earlier than originally planned so after hiking in to the bridge, we set up and lit the bridge, bouncing the light of a single lumecube.com/160.html (go to this URL and use code TRACYLEE for free shipping!) and then it was a little bit of a waiting game as we watched for the core to show her pretty little face.. It wasn't long, but I was cold, layered up in snowboard gear and a bunch of sweats. So we quickly got our shots and got out of here. --- ISO 6400 F2.8 8 seconds 10 Images stacked in SLS for NR @tokinausa 11-20 2.8 @slikusa 634-CFL @canonusa 70d --- #longexposure_shots #nightshooterz #nightshooters #longexposure #longexpohunter #longexpo #amazing_longexpo #amazingearth #natgeo #itsamazingoutthere #nightphotography #tracylee #tracyleephotos #slikusa #canonusa #tokinausa #canonbringit #teamcanon #teamtokina #teamslik #shootslik #sliktripods #owachomobridge #naturalbridges #litbylume #capture4cubes

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I did it for the…

I did it for the...

I did it for the SuperBloom.. --- I found myself traveling not once, but twice to see the lovely flowers blooming all over the desert in California.. I headed to Lake Elsinore on a whim (and turned it into a full adventure all over SoCal) and got there just in time before sunset... Can't say there was a glorious sunset or anything, and the poppies had closed their buds, and it looked like it would rain at any second, but I still got some cool shots.. I spotted these sunflowers (they grow in these large bushes) and the stark contrast of the highway behind them and thought that this would make for a cool composition. So I hiked to the top of this hill, and set up my shot! ______ ISO 100 F8.0 30 seconds @tokinausa 14-20mm at 20mm @slikusa 634-CFL @canonusa 70d ________ #longexposure_shots #nightshooterz #nightshooters #longexposure #longexpohunter #longexpo #amazing_longexpo #amazingearth #natgeo #itsamazingoutthere #nightphotography #tracylee #tracyleephotos #slikusa #canonusa #tokinausa #canonbringit #teamcanon #teamtokina #teamslik #shootslik #sliktripods #superbloom #lakeelsinore

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I wasn’t sure about posting…

I wasn't sure about posting...

I wasn't sure about posting this because this is the 2nd photo this week I had to composite items into and normally I don't.. I had been wanting to shoot the @neversummerindustries #Proto2 with the Milky Way in the background because the graphics on it are of the night sky. Many of you don't know that I'm a passionate snowboarder in MW off season lol... I couch surfed in Conifer, CO at my friend @joeyherman's house and knew that I wanted this shot so drove around the area for 3 hrs trying to choose a location. --- In the end, would you believe the MW lined up through the trees in his yard? In this particular composition, you can't tell how much of the MW you could actually see because I wanted to use the 14-20 from @tokinausa to shoot this.. I have to note the entire time I've been in Colorado I've been battling clouds and inclement weather. --- I set my alarm for 3am and looked outside to see that it wasn't time, so woke up again at 4am which was still too early but it took a while to set up and get my lighting right. --- I used a single Lume Cube (go to lumecube.com/160.html and use code TRACYLEE for free shipping) set on 5% power and bounced it off the wall of the house. I focused on the board although I did shoot to focus stack the MW too. I used a wireless intervalometer to take 10 images but ended up stacking 8 in starry landscape stacker. --- I ended up having to composite in a snow photo I found because their dogs had footprints through all of the snow in the yard, photographer credit UNKNOWN although I researched a while to try and discover who's photo it was to no avail.. last night after I left back to Denver, it dumped a whole foot of snow :( but the sky has been over cast. What can you do? _____ ISO 6400 F2.0 8 seconds @tokinausa 14-20 2.0 @slikusa 634-CFL @canonusa 70d Processed in LR, PS, & SLS --- #longexposure_shots #nightshooterz #nightshooters #longexposure #longexpohunter #longexpo #amazing_longexpo #amazingearth #natgeo #itsamazingoutthere #nightphotography #tracylee #tracyleephotos #slikusa #canonusa #tokinausa #canonbringit #teamcanon #litbylume #capture4cubes #denver #denverco #denvercolorado #conifer #neversmerindustries #neversummer

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Yesterday I posted my 1st…

Yesterday I posted my 1st...

Yesterday I posted my 1st image from mine and @ambiec28's 24 hr adventure to Borrego Springs and here is my last NIGHT one of the trip (we shot sunrise too).. The Verbana wild flowers were so captivating with their smell I went off-roading in search of more of them which got us stuck in sand even though I had REALLY tried not to.. thank you again, Amber for pushing the rental out... --- I took this photo in a hurry at the end of the night during blue hour.. I was super excited that I got a couple caterpillars in it that I didn't concentrate on the flowers themselves so I had to clone in some flowers on the left front foreground... this image is focus stacked and lit from above with a Lume cube (use my URL lumecube.com/160.html and code TRACYLEE for free shipping).. 10 images for the foreground and 10 for the sky stacked in starry landscape stacker. I also adjust focus between foreground and sky.. --- ISO 6400 F2.8 8seconds @tokinausa 11-20 2.8 @slikusa CF-522 @canonusa 70d Processed in LR PS & SLS --- #longexposure_shots #nightshooterz #nightshooters #nightpicsession #longexposure #longexpohunter #longexpo #amazing_longexpo #amazingearth #natgeo #itsamazingoutthere #nightphotography #tracylee #tracyleephotos #slikusa #canonusa #tokinausa #canonbringit #teamcanon #borregosprings #anzaborrego #litbylume #capture4cubes #verbana #caterpillar #bluehour

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