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IF I held another contest what would you prefer the prize to be. 

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60 deviants said A print of my work
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9 deviants said A one on one web chat with me on photographing the night sky
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5th Daily Deviation and Interviews

Thu Mar 6, 2014, 6:01 PM
Hello all :wave:

After basically pulling an all nighter last night taking images and conducting a night sky photography workshop, I woke up at lunchtime today to discover a very pleasant surprise.  I have been awarded my 5th Daily Deviation for my image "Taste The Rainbow"

Taste The Rainbow by CapturingTheNight

Huge thanks must go to :iconlaurelin-cosplay: for suggesting the image and the legendary Nancy :iconanoya: for featuring it as a DD

It is quite surprising to me how much this image has been accepted by the public, both on here and elsewhere on the net.  For a long time I hesitated to even upload it as I thought it was just another standard "Milkyway Bow" image that are a bit overdone these days (But I guess you can say that about a lot of photography).  I came across it again recently after it had been sitting on my computer for over half a year and I decided to finally upload it.

Thank you so much to everyone for all the comments, watches and likes.  I'll hopefully get around to answering all the comments soon.

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I have been involved in a few interviews lately.  At the start of the year I was filmed for a documentary on astrophotography in Australia.  The filmmakers interviewed about 15 fellow astrophotographers over a few days and are currently sifting through the mountain of footage they collected to produce the final film.  I'll let you know when it launches.

Plans are also under way with a local reporter who wants to film me out under the stars for a feature on me and my work.  We have had to cancel and reschedule the filming a couple of times due to extreme fire danger periods, but now that things have cooled down here in Australia that project will hopefully happen soon.

:iconirphotogirl: the founder of the new group :iconstellar-landscapers: recently asked if she could interview me for the group.  If you are into night sky scapes (and lets face it, if you follow my work, you probably are) then I can highly recommend checking out the group.  It is only small at the moment but I hope to see it grow exponentially soon.  You can read the interview here:

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Finally, whilst I have you.  The Light Inspired Group :iconlightinspired: through its sister group :iconphoto-contest: is currently holding another Nature Photo Contest.  I will once again be on the judging panel and there are some amazing software packages up for grabs as prizes.  You have to be in it to win it.
Details here:
Photo Contest 2014
Updated 31.05.2014:
We have changed the rules and select for future four polls -> 6 images per Category (6 x 4 = 24) because we have a lot of "equivalent" hi-q images..!!!
Nature provides us with a never-ending supply of inspiration for photography. Technical quality, clarity and composition are all important, but so too is a flair for the ability to capture a picture-perfect moment when an interesting or unusual lighting opportunity presents itself. Light creates shadow and shadow in return, enhances the appearance of a subject. The interaction of the two is fascinating. Light can make a subject feisty or dull while shadows can make it mysterious or terrifying. The position and strength of the lights and shadows always set the general mood of an image and showcases the creativity of a photographer in capturing their vision of the nature that surrounds us all.
For the past 4 years, our LightInspire


Cheers

Greg

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CapturingTheNight
Greg Gibbs
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
Australia
Australian based amateur photographer who has a passion for capturing the beauty of the night sky


I try to respond to all comments, but forgive me if I don't respond to favs. All forms of feedback are very much appreciated though.

Current Residence: Australia
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NeurotiKat Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Your photos are absolutely astounding! I absolutely love pictures of the night sky, seeing all the stars, it's beautiful. I am an up and coming photographer and I was wondering if I could ask how you get pictures of the night sky? I really really want to do some night photography but I don't have the right camera for it, nor the lense or the filter I need, and I would like to get what I need except.

I don't know what I need to look for... and seeing your beautiful pictures I was just wondering if perhaps you could help? If not I understand, I am sure you're busy!

Again, I think your photos are absolutely gorgeous!! I just adore them :heart: Beautiful beautiful work~!
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LakeTahoeGirl Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Your photos are breathtaking! 
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AmandaCCardoso Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Congratulations, your job is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen here! :)
Your gallery is amazing! :clap:
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yarimel927 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member
Amazing galery! Your pics are truly breathtaking!
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Tothamon Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Truly amazing gallery!
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RedNosE2 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome gallery!
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the-solimnludic Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I truly admire you patience and dedication to this stellar passion you have--it's evident it has really paid off. Many of your photos just took my breath away and gave me a slight rush of euphoria. Thank you for sharing the wonders of the world with us :heart:
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CapturingTheNight Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much :D
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Fed00 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
just amazing. how do you go about taking your pictures if you don't mind me asking?

check this out, i think you would really appreciate this art.

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CapturingTheNight Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much :D
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ringojuice909 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014
beautiful!!
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CapturingTheNight Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much :D
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TheSkyInGrey Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You have an amazing gallery ! Bravo Clap 
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CapturingTheNight Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much :D (Big Grin)
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LabRat713 Featured By Owner Edited Oct 10, 2014
What a fantastic portfolio. You have an amazing talent and patience for this type of photography. Thank you for sharing these.Clap 
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