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Old 01-11-2017, 12:03 AM
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Paddock Star trails

Hey astro friends,

This is my first star trails image, at work on the farm I saw this dead tree in the neighbors place, I thought it could be a nice feature for the foreground of a star trails image... so here it is.

The exposure was a tad too much on this, the stars are too white for my liking, I fixed that on my next outing though. By about 10pm when i started the sequence, the sky was more or less black in the photos, however by 3am, it was green... just amazing. I have attached 2 images for comparison. same processing for both which was only some shadows recovery... NO colour enhancement.

Sigma 20mm Art F1.4 and Sony A7s.

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Excellent images, the star trails are quite impressive .
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Thankyou Jeff.
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Same data (which I way over exposed the stars in) but some different processing.
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Very good colours . Like oil paint. A lot of patience exposing for so long. My limit is 20 minutes before I have to look.
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That’s a lovely composition Joshua.
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Thankyou Rodney and Ray.
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Lovely images, Josh. The contrast between the second two is amazing!
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Thank you Rick, Yes it is fascinating!
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