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Shining a light on Pollux

Shining a torch towards Mt Pollux. Photo: Grant Maslowski

Standing high in the alpine region of Mt Aspiring National Park, I attempted to shed some light on Pollux, 5km across the Drake Valley. It was midnight and I had just finished dinner after a marathon day of biodiversity monitoring in the area.

– Grant Maslowski

Camera settings: Canon 5D mark II, Zeiss Distagon 21mm, f/2.8, 30 sec, ISO 2000.

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