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Tips and techniques for photographing star trails (contd) ..

Tip 936 (Understanding what causes star trails): You see those beautiful star trails, and it seems like the movement of stars causes the whole beautiful effect. In fact, what your open camera shutter (and the sensor inside) captures is the movement of the earth, since the stars are stationary, while the movement of the earth […]

Tips and techniques for photographing star trails ..

Tip 931 (Keep the camera stable, use a tripod or something stable): This seems like a very obvious item for somebody who has shot star trails, but I keep on getting astounded at the number of people who want to shoot star trails and then don’t have a tripod. A star trail captures the movement […]