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A bit of lightpainting and some startrails on Sardinia beach
Lens: Sigma 10-20 mm F4-5.6 Camera: K5 Photo Location: Sardinia, Isola dei Gabbiani ISO: 80 Shutter Speed: Above 6s Aperture: F6.3 
Posted By: Pete_XL, 08-12-2016, 07:22 AM

Single-Shot of ca. 50 minutes with some lightpainting to get the foreground lit.
The mountains in the background are on Corse Island the other side of the Strait of Bonifacio.

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Very cool. Did you use some kind of filter to further reduce light gathering?
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Very cool. Did you use some kind of filter to further reduce light gathering?
No, ISO 80 and F6.3 were low enough to give me time and night was dark enough for 50 minutes. But with these settings the startrails became quite weak. If I did it once more I would use intervall shooting at ISO 800 and 20 seconds exposure time or so and combine the images with Photoshop or pretty easy with StarStax. In an image series there is also more security if you make mistakes while lightpainting or if external lights get into the scenery while exposing (cars, people with torches, night wanderers etc).

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