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Digital Photo|February 2017

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Brandon Yoshizawa

I love capturing images of the night sky, and I’ve been shooting astrophotography for about four years now. While it’s a difficult subject, it’s also very rewarding; a real step into the unknown. This was taken on a frosty winter night in the middle of the Californian desert. It was set up to mimic a crash landing with a person signalling for help towards the sky. A lantern was used to illuminate the cockpit while a high-powered flashlight was used for the beam. I think the human element not only adds to the story but also shows the scale of how large this aircraft is!

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