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Wild Star Trails Photo's

Postby maverick » Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:57 pm

Check out these kool 7 1/2 hour long star trail photo's:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/hakka69/

Here is the photographers description of the technique he used to take the photo
discussed in this thread: http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1216311
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Re: Wild Star Trails Photo's

Postby lostcoyote » Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:44 pm

some of those are pretty psychodelic!

ever take one up on the bighorn plateau?


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i'm old school - so when you make 672 images at 40 seconds each to reach 7.5 hours, does the digital camera just overlay them all (some sort of menu function?)...
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Re: Wild Star Trails Photo's

Postby The Other Tom » Wed Jun 05, 2013 3:55 am

Interesting use of color saturation in photoshop. Amazing pictures nonetheless though. It takes more work than people think taking star trail pics. Finding a location without light pollution, editing out plane trails, staying up all night, and then processing the stacks. Thanks for posting the links. I love this stuff.
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Re: Wild Star Trails Photo's

Postby maverick » Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:01 pm

HST= Wilderness Adventurer who knows no bounds, except for their own imagination.

Have a safer backcountry experience by using the HST ReConn Form 2.0, named after Larry Conn, a HST member: http://reconn.org
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Re: Wild Star Trails Photo's

Postby sparky » Wed Jun 05, 2013 2:51 pm

WOW! :D

Just awesome
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Re: Wild Star Trails Photo's

Postby lostcoyote » Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:01 pm

The Other Tom wrote:It takes more work than people think taking star trail pics.


seems like it was easier in the old days of film

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compose, click, go to sleep, wake up, click, put camera away

but then, with digital, you can put a taper on the star exposure for each frame and it ends up looking like hundreds of comets - creative possibilities are endless.
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Postby sparky » Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:33 pm

Took the time to look at his other photos... I really like his "st pauls cathedral" series and the "angels and demons" picture :thumbsup:
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