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Tlackerman
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Sep 24, 2015 12:38 |  #1

I know a lot of people will hate them here on this forum, seem like a ton of people are traditional, but here is to breaking out of the BOX.
Fun Cool Zoom effect i saw recently and found out to to recreate it.

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Sep 24, 2015 13:58 |  #2

I think it looks very cool!

I've done similar with regular photos.




  
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Sep 25, 2015 16:11 |  #3

I really like these. How did you do it?


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Sep 26, 2015 11:55 |  #4

A change.
Loved them all.


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Sep 28, 2015 10:27 |  #5

Very nice, I like outside the box


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Sep 28, 2015 10:49 |  #6

Very cool. I really like the second shot.




  
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Tlackerman
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Sep 28, 2015 12:20 |  #7

Thanks everyone!!!
I have a few others on my Instagram too @tladesign.photo if you want to check them out.
They are don in post using photoshop to twist each frame. Then export out to stacking software. Then finish up in PS/LR


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Sep 28, 2015 13:05 |  #8

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One other one :)

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Sep 28, 2015 23:00 |  #9

Tlackerman wrote in post #17724953 (external link)
Thanks everyone!!!
I have a few others on my Instagram too @tladesign.photo if you want to check them out.
They are don in post using photoshop to twist each frame. Then export out to stacking software. Then finish up in PS/LR

Do you take a picture, zoom a little, take another shot, zoon a little, take another one...?




  
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Sep 28, 2015 23:53 |  #10

I really like these. The last two are my favorites. Good work.


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Sep 29, 2015 10:47 as a reply to  @ VBclick's post |  #11

All zooming and twisting was done in layers in Photoshop. Then export each layer out to use in starstax, then recompose in PS, and then back to LR for a few finishing touches


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Sep 29, 2015 11:53 |  #12

Love it, very neat.




  
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Sep 30, 2015 18:22 |  #13

Cool twist on traditional star trail shots.




  
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