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“Milky Way Express”

Night at Mt Shasta, California

The Story of "Milky Way Express"

A friend of a friend wanted to learn more about photographing the Milky Way and asked if I would join her for a night under the stars.  Truth be told, I was exhausted from a week of shooting night skies all over Oregon and wasn't too interested in another long night... until she sent me a photo of the location.

When I saw where we would be shooting, I was in! The train tracks lead perfectly to Mt Shasta, holding on to some late summer snow, and the Milky Way was aligned perfectly behind it.

I got some shots I truly loved that night, and what was more - I made a friend.

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