|Milky Way over Three Sisters, Monument Valley ~ © Royce Bair|
Canon 5DMk3 • Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 • f/2.0, 13 sec, ISO 5000
The best way to photograph the popular Mittens (East and West Mitten) without a guide, is to stay at the tribal owned and operated The View hotel. The rooms are first-class and you can even get a great shot right from your terrace! You'll want to book early, though. More than 80% of the guests are from outside the United States, and they come at all seasons of the year.
|The accommodations and view from The View are first-class. This sunrise was taken|
only a few hundred feet from my room. The top, right photo was from my terrace.
Not-so-bright Milky Way: You'll notice that the Milky Way in the above photo is not as bright as you may have seen in many of my photos. That's because the brightest portion, the Central Bulge, dips below the horizon from mid to late Fall, and doesn't return until mid to late Spring (the "Bulge" is currently on display in the Southern Hemisphere).
Royce's 2014 Workshop, Lecture & Video Conference Schedule: NightScapeEvents.com
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