Once upon a time, this windmill helped make dugout wells on of the most important oasis in the Big Bend area. I composed this picture so the milky way would look like a river streaking across the sky. This was all taken in one exposure, the windmill was light painted with a flashlight.
SHUTTER SPEED:30 sec
LENS:Tokina 11-16 DX-II F/2.8
Nikon D7000 with Tokina 11-16 DX-II F/2.8 wide angle.
Giottos MT8361 Carbon Fiber 3-Section Tripod Series III Professional
Infrared wireless remote shutter
Flashlight to lightpaint the windmill