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My first attempt at star trails....

 
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Aug 15, 2010 09:51 |  #1

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C&C please.

Also if yall can give me some tips on achieving proper focus at night, if it wasn't for the moon to lock in focus before it disappeared I think I would have had one helluva time.



  
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Aug 15, 2010 11:02 |  #2

they look good but I would definitely play with the levels and darken it to bring out the pop of the stars against a darker backdrop
Good job for your first try!


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Aug 16, 2010 08:10 |  #3

fortisi876 wrote in post #10724939 (external link)
Also if yall can give me some tips on achieving proper focus at night, if it wasn't for the moon to lock in focus before it disappeared I think I would have had one helluva time.

I tend to use LiveView aimed at a bright star at the 10x magnification. The wider of an angle you use, the harder it is to find the little suckers (especially if your focus is off). I had a heck of a time finding anything to focus on at 11mm when shooting the Perseids, but I eventually found Altair to focus on.


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Aug 16, 2010 15:12 |  #4

Thnx for the tip, never thought of using LiveView for that.




  
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