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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Backyard Star Trails

Today's shot for the "Photo a Day" project is called Backyard Star Trails

Exif Data
Camera: Canon 5D mkII
Aperture: f/5.0
Exposure: 1504 sec (25mins)
Focal Length: 32mm
Flash: Not-Fired
ISO: 50
Post processing included conversion from RAW, cropped, contrast adjustment, and healing tool


  1. Man, I wish I could take shots like this from my backyard. To much light though. Looks good.

    1. Hey Arron.
      Thanks for the comment. Trust me, there was way too much light in my backyard as well! This shot required quite a lot of tinkering to the RAW file to get the colour cast somewhat more reasonable, and to try and drop the background light without affecting the star trails.
      For a first try at shooting star trails, I thought it turned out somewhat OK. Next time I think I'll drive outside the city to get away from the light pollution.


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