In this episode of How to get the Shot we take a trip down to the beautiful and iconic Malmsbury Railway Bridge and take a look behind the scenes explaining how to get a low angle image of the bridge, night sky, rocks and flowing water.
It's never easy working in the dark around water, especially with slippery rocks all around but if you take it slow and steady you'll get the result in the end.
In this video I'll explain my techniques and motivation behind the capture. I also demonstrate my light painting process as well as a focus stacking method for obtaining sharp focus across the whole image.
This location is certainly one of my favourites and I go there often to capture nightscapes. Some of my favourites are shown below.
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2 Hours shooting at the Malmsbury Rail Bridge
This timelapse video was taken during a group photo session at Malmsbury in October 2016. It spans approximately 2 hours as we took dozens of images and enjoyed lots of laughs and fun.
At this time of year the milky way core can be seen setting low in the south western sky.