Student, 18, captures amazing photographs of the Cornish coastline illuminated by the Milky Way

Mail Online | 10/29/2018 | Harry Pettit For Mailonline
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An amazing set of photographs shows the Cornish coastline illuminated by the bright stars of the Milky Way.

The images were snapped by 18-year-old student and astrophotography enthusiast Josef FitzGerald-Patrick, who got up during the early hours of the morning to capture the images.

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He said taking the photographs was an 'awesome experience' that he found therapeutic, 'like meditating'.

Mr FitzGerald-Patrick captured a small cove near Porthgwarra, Carn Les Boel, Kynance Cove, Mullion Cove, Pordenack Point, Mousehole Harbour, and Lanyon Quoit at various times throughout the night.

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On one occasion, the dedicated photographer, from Land's End in Cornwall, woke up 2.30am and rode his bicycle six miles (9.5 km) to photograph the stars.

Mr FitzGerald-Patrick, who runs his own astrophotography workshops, used long-exposure techniques to capture the Milky Way.

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His images have won a number of photography awards, including Youth Class Winner of AA Publishing's 2018 Landscape Photographer Of The Year.

The winning photo of Porthgwarra Cove in Cornwall will be published in a book displaying all of this...
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