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a hiker resting beneath the stars in the Tyrolean Alps
February 22, 2015

Tyrolean Night

Moonlight floods snow-covered peaks in this high-altitude selfie captured in the Tyrolean Alps. “I put my camera on a 25-second exposure and myself on a 25-second ‘do not move,’” writes Muehlbacher, a member of our Your Shot community. Muehlbacher’s headlamp provided additional lighting.

Muehlbacher’s picture recently appeared in the Your Shot assignment Behind the Adventure.

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Photograph by Torsten Muehlbacher, National Geographic Your Shot
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