My cousin once told me to never take for granted how many stars I could see, because in the city where she lived they were blotted out. That advice has now become a touchstone--stop, look, and appreciate. [Northern Norway, I'm coming for you someday!
Shot this pier on a lake in the Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park in southwest Germany about one hour before sunrise. The milky way was a bit too weak visible, so i blended another milky way image, i shot in the alps to enhance the sky in Photoshop.
Imagine you were an omnipotent being in all imaginable (and unimaginable) ways. How boring and purposeless would that be? How would forgeting who and what you are – and trying to find your way back – be far more exciting?