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Astrophotography Gallery > Star Trails
 
Star trails are the most basic form of astrophotography that anybody whose camera mode has a "bulb" mode can do. All it takes is careful attention to composition, a wide-angle lens, a good tripod, and some patience. I normally use 45-minute exposures to capture the beautiful motion of the stars, though longer exposures can yield equally exciting results. Every part of the sky is different in its star motion, and the lens used can be varied, resulting in an endless array of possibilities for this simple, beautiful art form.
 
Jupiter Setting
2014-04-19
Objects in Motion
2014-03-22
All Set Up, Nothing To Shoot
2013-11-23
The Approaching Clouds
2013-10-26
Lights of Ahwahnee
2013-10-26
Trails Over an Empty Lake
2013-10-05
Bumpy Trails
2013-08-10
Motion in the South
2013-08-03
Swirls Around Polaris
2013-08-02
Big Dipper Setting
2013-06-08
Cygnus Rising
2013-06-08
Cassiopeia Rising
2013-06-07
Milky Way Flow
2013-06-07
Rising Stars
2013-03-22
Dipping Behind the Tree
2013-03-22
Orion Setting
2013-03-22
Cassiopeia Setting
2013-03-22
Polaris by the Oak Tree
2013-03-09
Star Trails Above the Dam
2013-03-09
Life of the Star Party
2013-03-09
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