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This is a 60-Second Handheld Photo of the Milky Way

4 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Photographer Jonathan Usher of Wellington, New Zealand, recently created this photo of the Milky Way rising from the horizon near his city. But get this: he wasn't using a tripod or any other stabilization - not even a rock. It's a 60-second exposure shot handheld .
“How does one hold a camera still enough for a full minute?” you might be asking yourself.
That is pretty darn hard to do, if not impossible, but Usher had a trick up his sleeve: he stacked multiple exposures.
Instead of shooting a 60-second exposure in a single photo, he split the photo's exposure time into 6-second exposures...
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