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© Jeff Cruz
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This photo is entered in the contest "Best of..."

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I am always fascinated by stars and I got a chance to photograph the stars out in Payne Lake which is in southern Alberta near the US border. A close friend of mine passed away that week and I knew he was there with me. The stars and my friend will be in my mind and my heart forever. This photograph is dedicated to him.

Field Notes: NikonD800 / f4 / (1hr10min) / ISO80 / Nikon 16-35 @ 16mm.

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http://www.jeffcruz.ca

57 responses

  • miguel ramos

    miguel ramos gave props (1 Jun 2012):

    very good (and beautiful)

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (1 Jun 2012):

    a glorious shimmer and dance of colours

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (1 Jun 2012):

    wild & cool.

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (1 Jun 2012):

    Amazing image!

  • Antonio Romero

    Antonio Romero gave props (2 Jun 2012):

    Wow! Amazing

  • Jeff Cruz

    Jeff Cruz said (2 Jun 2012):

    Hey thanks everyone! This photo is very special to me and means a lot. It reminds me of how my friend's memory will forever live.

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith said (3 Jun 2012):

    Fabulous image.

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (5 Jun 2012):

    Perfection!

  • ROCIO GUILLEN

    ROCIO GUILLEN   gave props (5 Jul 2012):

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  • Rachelle Crockett

    Rachelle Crockett gave props (10 Jul 2012):

    Absolutely stunning!!! This shot is phenomenal!

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (1 Aug 2012):

    A good one!

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles gave props (2 Aug 2012):

    AMAZING

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface gave props (2 Aug 2012):

    Good one!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira   gave props (3 Aug 2012):

    Very good!My vote!

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (4 Aug 2012):

    wow

  • Randy Turoff

    Randy Turoff   gave props (4 Aug 2012):

    Beautifully rendered

  • F Baez

    F Baez gave props (5 Aug 2012):

    Voted!

  • Danny

    Danny gave props (5 Aug 2012):

    spectacular, very well done!

  • Kathy Costello

    Kathy Costello gave props (7 Aug 2012):

    Gorgeous capture! I also love photographing the stars and this shot has a beautiful foreground which is not easy to do.

  • Jenna Kim

    Jenna Kim gave props (16 Aug 2012):

    surreal..!

  • Michael Asaro

    Michael Asaro gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    Congratulations on winning and this is an excellent photo!

  • T ~

    T ~ gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    Congratulations on winning the LIGHT YOU UP contest!! Outstanding image

  • Jeff Cruz

    Jeff Cruz said (6 Sep 2012):

    Thanks so much everyone! I'm quite happy at the moment. It's good to be recognized by my peers! All the best and thanks everyone who voted and commented. If I only lived in your neck of the woods I would thank you in person :)

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    Jeff, outstanding win!!! Cogratulations

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    Congrats Jeff! AWESOME photo. Well deserved honor!

  • Melissa Fox-Austin

    Melissa Fox-Austin gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    wow

  • Talisha (Tally) Sachlis

    Talisha (Tally) Sachlis   gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    Amazing photo! Congrats on winning the Light You Up Contest!!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira   gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    Super capture!!!....Congrats on winning the Light You Up Contest.Its very well deserved!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    Congratulations! Fantastic!

  • Shelley Tucker

    Shelley Tucker gave props (6 Sep 2012):

    perfect.

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (7 Sep 2012):

    Congrats on winning the photo and the title are perfect!

  • Sue Pelley

    Sue Pelley said (7 Sep 2012):

    Fantastic shot. Just beautiful

  • Dennis Perry

    Dennis Perry   gave props (7 Sep 2012):

    Congratulations!

  • Marius Cinteza

    Marius Cinteza said (8 Sep 2012):

    Fantastic view! I like a lot the colors! Congratulations!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (9 Sep 2012):

    Congratulations my friend!!!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (10 Sep 2012):

    wow this is fabulous and big CONGRATS!

  • Cassandra Hermer

    Cassandra Hermer said (14 Sep 2012):

    WOW,, great photo,, and nice thoughts of your friend,,

  • Craig Wilson

    Craig Wilson gave props (18 Sep 2012):

    Amazing!

  • Mehdi Ed

    Mehdi Ed gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    Wow.. really nice one..

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (15 Jun 2013):

    OUTSTANDING SHOT!!!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (25 Jun 2013):

    awesome image!!

  • Roland Zwerger

    Roland Zwerger gave props (26 Jun 2013):

    Stunning!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira   gave props (28 Jun 2013):

    Back to Vote!

  • Peter Meade

    Peter Meade said (10 Jul 2013):

    Beautiful colors, clarity; very well done.

  • peter bodigor

    peter bodigor gave props (16 Jul 2013):

    Fantastic

  • David de London

    David de London gave props (16 Jul 2013):

    Great capture...love it!

  • Reza Payami

    Reza Payami said (16 Jul 2013):

    Awesome

  • Reza Payami

    Reza Payami said (16 Jul 2013):

    Extraordinary

  • anne wright

    anne wright gave props (22 Jul 2013):

    simply stunning

  • Jeff Cruz

    Jeff Cruz said (30 Jan 2014):

    Thanks so much everyone!!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (30 Jan 2014):

    A stunning image, so well deserving of the win! What a beautiful tribute, too!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (31 Jan 2014):

    wow, love this!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith said (31 Jan 2014):

    Congratulations on being a shoot-out winner...well deserved.

  • Gerard Sweeney

    Gerard Sweeney gave props (31 Jan 2014):

    great shot, it's so still but moving, if that makes any sense. Loved it.

  • Sharon Sikes

    Sharon Sikes gave props (31 Jan 2014):

    Beautiful! Voted.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (1 Feb 2014):

    Gorgeous!

  • Charlotte Lyons

    Charlotte Lyons gave props (17 May 2014):

    Absolutely amazing!! Star trails (in my opinion) are one of the hardest things to photograph! Bravo!!

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