texas milky way photography

🌌⛰”to the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” – lao tzu

i’m grateful to the universe for allowing me to see her majestic beauty before my own eyes… i sat still, in awe, as the milky way core rose over the mountains outside of big bend national park in terlingua texas at tin valley retro rentals which is part of the chihuahuan desert. the milky way is accompanied by a blue giant star and a shooting star, both towards the upper right of the photograph.

30.0 seconds
ISO 6400

Nikon D810
Nikkor 14-24mm (f/2.8)
ProMaster XC525
RFN-4s wireless remote