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    Edit Photo Details Into the Darkness   #island #night #volcano #milky #stars #water #cone #way #oregon #tree #lake #mountains #sky #crater #cosmos
    The milky way and a Perseid meteor soar over Crater Lake, Oregon. Waves of smoke from nearby wildfires continued to push through the area as the moon began to set creating some beautiful beams around midnight.
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 76
    Lighting 60
    Creativity 39
    Story 27

    Pictures of the stars are even more compelling when they also show you a beautiful place here on Earth. It takes work to include the landscape, but it's well worth it!

    Chris Combs
    Photo Editor, National Geographic News
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Aug 13, 2013
    Date Uploaded: Sep 22, 2013
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D4
    Focal Length: 17 mm
    Shutter Speed: 30/1 sec
    Aperture: f/2.8
    ISO: 1000
    Copyright: © Jeff Berkes
    Categories: Landscapes, Places, Space
    Assignments: The Night