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Night Shots & Star Trails

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Night Shots & Star Trails

Not a wildlife photography thing really, but I was shooting star trails the other night and I was wondering if anyone has done much with this or has any tips/comments/suggestions. Or if anyone has any thoughts about shooting these with digital vs. film.

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"kru-kab *bowser b.c." wrote:
http://www.danheller.com/star-trails.html HAVE FUN - TAKES 3 HOURS OR MORE LOL

Thanks for the link, Barry.
I would love to learn more about taking photos of stars and star trails, so that webpage will be very helpful.

Once I tried to take photos of the stars. Most of the photos I took are bad but I managed to get one decent shot of the Southern Cross, Alpha Centauri and Beta Centauri.


60 sec at f1.8; 200 ISO

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Thanks KruKab!

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NICE PHOTO- THE ONLY THING I KNOW ABOUT

TAKING THOSE TYPE OF SHOTS ARE THE LONGER

YOU LEAVE THE EXPOSURE TIME ON CAMERA

THE LONGER THE STAR TAIL - IF YOU TAKE A PIC OF

A STAR THE LONGER THE EXPOSURE THE MORE LIGHT

IS LET INTO THE CAMERA-

TRY THIS - FIND THE **NORTH STAR **

ITS OFF THE HANDLE OF THE BIG DIPPER -

AIM CAMERA AT THAT AREA LEAVE CAMER SHUTTER OPEN

FOR HOURS AND YOU WILL SEE ALL THE STARS

GOING IN A CIRCLE AROUND THE NORTH STAR

AS IT DOES NOT MOVE -

http://www.danheller.com/star-trails.html
HAVE FUN - TAKES 3 HOURS OR MORE LOL

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