Greatest selfie ever?
Music professor Kay He took this long-exposure photo at Gates Pass with the Milky Way as a backdrop. Fellow music prof Daniel Linder created the light painting. She used her phone to trigger the shutter.
“After I triggered the shutter, I threw my phone on the ground, and shouted to Daniel, ‘go go!’ He did the choreographed movement with a specially designed light tube (light painting device) by me.
“A lot of factors have to be aligned at exactly the right time, just like many performing arts. The process and practice of how to create magic is an amazing experience. The photograph is a reward of the frozen moment!”