Double Arch Perseid Meteor

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© thomas o'brien
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Perseid meteor streaking above lightpainted double arch in Arches National Park with the Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxy above. this is by far one of my luckiest shots that i have ever taken.

43 responses

  • Mary Ann Reilly

    Mary Ann Reilly gave props (22 Dec 2010):

    extrordianary image.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (23 Dec 2010):


  • thomas o'brien

    thomas o'brien said (23 Dec 2010):

    thanks! so much luck involved when out trying to shoot meteors, this was one of the biggest ones i have ever seen.

  • Gyorgy Hegyi

    Gyorgy Hegyi gave props (23 Dec 2010):

    Just one picture..... it was the best of this day!!!

  • Antonio Romero

    Antonio Romero gave props (23 Dec 2010):

    Wonderful capture!

  • Rob Lineweaver

    Rob Lineweaver gave props (31 Dec 2010):


  • Jeanette Lindow

    Jeanette Lindow gave props (12 Jan 2011):


  • michele janezic

    michele janezic said (18 Jan 2011):


  • Dennis Watts

    Dennis Watts gave props (19 Jan 2011):


  • Chelsea Rising

    Chelsea Rising   gave props (20 Jan 2011):

    Gorgeous! Inspirational.

  • Joven DelaCruz

    Joven DelaCruz gave props (20 Jan 2011):


  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (27 Jan 2011):

    A totally awesome photo, stellar!!

  • Jedediah Hohf

    Jedediah Hohf gave props (29 Sep 2011):

    Amazing!! night shots are my favorite to shoot as well. Thanks for sharing!

  • sean king

    sean king gave props (29 Sep 2011):

    Man Great Image Super Nice , if you ever find your self on the Big Island of Hawaii look me up

  • thomas o'brien

    thomas o'brien said (29 Sep 2011):

    thanks everyone @seanking: will do, I was out there a few years ago teaching a workshop and it was so much fun.. lava was flowing, awesome waterfalls and all kinds of great locations to shoot.

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (29 Sep 2011):

    Great night photography. This one is my favorite.

  • aurelio laloni

    aurelio laloni (Deleted) gave props (30 Sep 2011):

    Love it! lucky moment!

  • Bert Happel

    Bert Happel gave props (1 Oct 2011):

    Wow! Amazing!

  • Michael Franco

    Michael Franco gave props (1 Oct 2011):

    Your work is just amazing!

  • Gaspard Noël

    Gaspard Noël gave props (4 Oct 2011):

    This is ridiculously beautiful ^^ your night shots blow my mind...

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (5 Oct 2011):


  • Paul Romero

    Paul Romero gave props (6 Oct 2011):

    Killer shot!

  • Mike Morris

    Mike Morris gave props (8 Oct 2011):

    Really exraordinary in every way.

  • carmen rugel

    carmen rugel (Deleted) gave props (13 Oct 2011):


  • Christina Rollo

    Christina Rollo (Deleted) gave props (18 Oct 2011):

    Excellent exposure, beautiful photograph!

  • Sagar Shah

    Sagar Shah gave props (20 Oct 2011):

    excellent job done..

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   gave props (25 Nov 2011):

    Fabulous art!


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (6 Dec 2011):

    Excellent image!

  • Hope Harvey-Marose

    Hope Harvey-Marose said (13 Dec 2011):

    So beautiful.

  • Margaret Homer

    Margaret Homer gave props (20 Dec 2011):

    I'm in awe. Fantastic capture.

  • Robert Pick

    Robert Pick said (30 Dec 2011):

    Simply Beautiful!

  • Corrado Quadrini

    Corrado Quadrini gave props (31 Dec 2011):

    fantastic shot!

  • Darion Hamby

    Darion Hamby gave props (25 Jan 2012):


  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (29 Jan 2012):

    Absolutely amazing, wonderful, brilliant!!! I can go on and on...Superb!

  • Matt Lovejoy

    Matt Lovejoy gave props (12 Mar 2012):

    This is my favorite arch to shoot the sunset. This image is fantastic. You really nailed it!

  • Julie

    Julie   gave props (23 Mar 2012):


  • Peter Meade

    Peter Meade said (27 Apr 2012):

    Absolutely stunning! Colors, clarity, composition couldn't be improved on. A brilliant effort, and a favorite I'll be returning to often.

  • E1 Wall-Cough

    E1 Wall-Cough gave props (9 Jun 2012):

    it is a masterpiece imho

  • Lewis Venecia

    Lewis Venecia said (7 Jul 2012):

    Beautiful shot I like the way you lit up the arches.

  • Manuel J. Avina

    Manuel J. Avina gave props (12 Jul 2012):


  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (20 Sep 2012):

    wow - amazing and extraordinary image

  • Felicia

    Felicia gave props (24 Sep 2012):

    Amazing shot!

  • Christina Storozkova

    Christina Storozkova (Deleted) gave props (14 Mar 2013):


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