I asked a friend of mine to hike at the top of the hill near our campsite. He was aware that I would like to capture the milky way that night so he knew he had to hold still as I take the photograph. I had a different picture in mind but it turned out this way. It’s more powerful than I expected. It shows how small we are compared to this vast universe, let alone with just a hill. It’s a humbling realization that it is ourselves that we conquer, not the mountain.