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Some Star Trails / Starscapes
Posted By: Adam, 09-21-2015, 05:05 PM

I've finally had another chance to go out and take some star photos, and the weather was thankfully fairly good. Just wanted to share some of my results, one of which is a stacked star trail made using StarStax and over 200 10-second exposures shot at ISO 800, F2, 28mm (FF). ACR batch-developing proved very helpful in outputting JPEGs which I then fed into the stacker. After an hour of cloning out airplanes, here's the result:

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I tried using the astrotracer with my K-S2 but apparently it wasn't calibrated properly, so I guess the deep sky shots will have to wait until next time

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09-21-2015, 05:11 PM   #2
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Your star-trails turned out really nice!

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The first one is a bit overexposed for my taste but is an excellent effort. Pretty cool how you got the clouds in there. The second one is awesome! I like the third as well. Nice work!
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Three very nice images Adam but I really like the last one.

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Verry cool may give that a go (star trails)
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