We don't stop hiking because we grow old, we grow old because we stop hiking. -- Finis Mitchell

Outdoor Photo of the Week: Stars above Mount Baker

My name is Takeshi Sugimoto. I am an amateur photographer from Japan, and am currently living near Seattle, Washington. Nature photography is my passion.

I took this shot when I hiked up to Ptarmigan Ridge in Mount Baker Wilderness and camped at 14 Goat Lake. It was very windy and cloudy when I got the lake, so I was not expecting to see many stars. Around midnight, all the clouds were gone and the stars twinkled in the sky. It was one of the brightest and most imposing starry sky I have ever seen.

View more amazing outdoor photos at Takeshi Sugimoto's Flickr page here: sodomojo2009

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1 comment:

  1. This photo is simply amazing! Nice work Takeshi!