Crooked Bush by Anthony Tony
Crooked Bush (Anthony Tony)
Crooked Bush by Anthony Tony

A vivid portrait of Crooked Bush frames the Saskatchewan night sky.

Photo of the Week for October 5, 2019

With a little light painting and an inventive lighting setup, Anthony Tony’s creative shot of the night sky framed by a “Crooked Bush” topped this week’s photo collection.

Noting the composition, judges this week said the photo “is a little on the vivid side, but still it’s nice.”

Taken May 4, 2019 near Hafford, Saskatchewan, Tony took a 30-second exposure using a Canon 5D Mark II and a 16-35mm lens with an f/2.8, zoom of 16mm, ISO 1600.

Crooked Bush (Anthony Tony)

“Crooked Bushes is one of my favourite places is Saskatchewan for photographing, and I had many attempts with Milky Way and aurora in the background,” Tony said. “Unfortunately, most of the time it will be cloudy or windy.”

He said his goal this particular shoot was to create a time lapse video of the stars’ movement in the background. He said this particular shot is one from this session, and using light painting and red lights, he gave the image a “mysterious and fantasy look.”

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