More Startrails

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  1. Hakka691

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    Very nice. My goal for the next year is to get out with my 4x5 to do som star trails as well.
     
  3. sconosciuto

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    the colours... :wired:

    First two would have been a little better with the compositions. The traffic is distracting, while the half-branch in the second is off-putting IMO.

    Interested in know in the specifics of the pic. I'm guessing the pic was stitched together, what was the overall exposure time?
     
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    Now you're just showing off! ;)
     
  5. TwinII

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    Great work. How do you get the colours in the trails?
     
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    Wow. Colours are epic!
     
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    The stars are naturally colored, use sunlight white balance to capture it, I then boost the saturation in CS5 to make them pop.
     
  8. Kow

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    How long were the exposures and are these stacked?
     
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    de ja vu? :Paranoid:

    I am sure I have seen these here before.
     
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    They're all stacked. First one was about 9 hours, the rest about 4 to 6 hours.

    The first 3 were only shot last week, the other two are older ones that I reprocessed.
     
  11. Squeezer

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    Nice star trails. My only comment is with No #1 Trees with leaves in the foreground I always find annoying as they tend to be blurry due to movement over the period.

    Much prefer to use dead/unmoving trees like you did in #2, #4 and #5
     
  12. Psychotria

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    I actually quite like the foreground in the third photo although it does look a bit strange/different. Can't put my finger on it but it looks a bit like the Orton Effect, but I don't suppose it is. Not sure I like the 50/50 split either, but I am being a bit critical now: A good set of photos!
     
  13. disci

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    Thanks for sharing these mice pics Hakka691. My clear favourites are numbers 2, 4 and 5. Whilst I missed the foreground of number 5 at first, I like the extra interest and context that it adds.

    Regards

    Des
     
  14. Anisawrus

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    you shoped the trails onto the water?

    Great trails though!
     
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    1st pic is Awesome! Automatically think of Pendulum - In Silico - album art.
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