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QT Luong
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Attended PhD University of Paris, ENS, X
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During my trip to Redwood National Park, I tried to look for non-redwoods subjects as well. I noticed the bare trees on the shore of the Smith River. The current created periodic side waves. I clicked the shutter just as it overlapped the rock in the corner, creating a diagonal leading line.

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The waterfall at the end of the Boy Scout Tree Trail (last post) may not be that impressive, but the abundance of huge trees set in an interesting variety of environments along the trail is. No other trail that I know offers such a look at the redwood forest.

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Since previous time-lapse failed, I returned to the coast of Redwood National Park to attempt another one. The sequence at least captured the rising moon.The glow on the low coastal fog is from the town of Klamath.

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very nice...especially the hill in the middle, i almost mistook it as a cloud in the sky.... :)
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There are only a handful of National Parks where you can stand on an Ocean beach. Redwood National Park is one of them. I arrived there at night after driving 8 hours from San Jose and began photographing at the False Klamath Cove, the best easily-accessed beach in the park.

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Last week in Redwood National Park, I was excited to photograph at night, since I knew that I'd be able to illuminate the dark groves with more brilliant light than you'll ever be able to see in daytime.

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keren good job...///
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In this Sierra river scene which is in the shade, the colors are all reflected: water from the lit forest, rocks from the sky.

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Last October, I visited Olympic National Park to photograph autumn foliage. In this blog post, you will learn about the places where I found the best color, as well as my tips for photographing in the rain.
Part 4 of 4: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4. Last October, I visited Olympic National Park to photograph autumn foliage. In this post, you will find out about the places where I found the best color, as well as my tips for photographing in the rain. The Olympic Peninsula home to the lushest temperate rain ...
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The Boy Scout Tree Trail (5.2 miles RT) ends at the tallest waterfall in Redwood National Park, but is more about the journey than the destination. The trailhead is on the north side of the Howland Hill Road, about 2.5 miles from its west end.

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The fog moving in and out from Enderts Beach Overlook in Redwood National Park would have made for a great time-lapse. Since a half-moon would rise in the middle of the night I used a computer-controled set-up to adjust the exposure. Unfortunately, camera disconnected from computer after less than one hour for unknown reasons.

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A beautiful mood! QT. Love how the stars are semi obscured by the mist.
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How I made this image (& previous one): 1. Compose with tripod and open shutter for 30s, ISO 1600, wide open 2. Use powerful flashlight (I had 1600 lumens, XM-L T6 LED) as headlamp not enough, and a warming gel over light since LED light is too cold. 3. While illuminating the scene stand sideways from the camera to create cross-lighting 4. To avoid "hot spots", illuminate areas near you more briefly than further areas.

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I've just posted AUTUMN IN THE RAIN, MOUNT RAINIER NP, part 3 of my report with location info & tips about last fall's trip to the Pacific Northwest national parks. Check it out!  http://bit.ly/1FqMxon
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Gold Bug mine in Placerville, one of the remnants of the California gold rush past. The key in this photograph was to find a position where the natural light from the entrance balances that from the artificially-lit shaft.

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full-time travel & nature photographer. 1st to shoot all 59 US National Parks
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I celebrate the splendor and variety of the natural and human heritage through my photography.  Favoring clarity and truthfulness, I seek to convey the emotions and the sense of connection that I experienced in some of the most beautiful corners of the earth, with the hope that aesthetic appreciation will lift our soul and eventually lead to awareness and respect for our planet and its inhabitants.

I am known for being the first to  photograph each of the 59 US National Parks and also for my website http://www.terragalleria.com with more than 30,000 images from around the world  - one of the most visited of all individual photographer's websites (~ 500,000 monthly visits). Print sales and image licensing from that website are the sole source of income for our family. 

My photographs have been published in more than 30 countries, in every possible media, and in two large photo books under my name: "Beautiful North America" (2007) and "Spectacular Yosemite" (2011). They have been the subject of museum and gallery solo exhibits on both US coasts. I have been profiled in more than a dozen press articles (eg, Boston Globe, National Geographic Explorer, Parks Magazine, Outdoor Photographer), and featured as a character in Ken Burn's film "The National Parks, America's Best Idea" (2009).
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Father of two, co-winner of first Koenderink prize for fundamental contributions to computer vision, climbed solo Mt Mc Kinley and four Italian Mont Blanc routes, first ascent of a V-6 frozen waterfall
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Quang-Tuan Luong