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Milky Way above Death Valley
Lens: Rokinon 8mm Camera: K3 Photo Location: Death Valley ISO: 3200 Shutter Speed: Above 6s Aperture: F3.5 
Posted By: hmirchev, 06-06-2016, 03:06 AM

My first more serious attempt at astrophotography....no astrotracker. K3 + Rokinon 8mm at f3.5, 30s exposure, 3200 ISO. Overall, I like it, but way too much noise for my liking...



---------- Post added 6th Jun 2016 at 13:27 ----------

UPDATE: I decided to try out Topaz Denoise and wow.......It really helps



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06-06-2016, 03:57 AM   #2
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Very nice, though I think the denoising takes a lot of the detail out, too. Perhaps try a version with noise reduction on just the foreground and the brighter parts of the sky?

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Yeah...the second picture got compressed as well..I'll try to edit it a bit better. Although, the noise in the first is kinda growing on me
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