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StarTrail over Arosa

StarTrail over Arosa

I had a chance over the Easter-break to take some Star-trail pictures over the sky of Arosa. I was not really prepared, as I assumed that the weather would be bad… So I left my Self-Timer at home, and I had to use the built in timer of the D600/D610. As I’ve never used it before, and the Nikon manual not really describing it’s used for dummies, I managed to only take 15min captures 🙁 I hope I figure out how…

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How to create a Star-Trail image

How to create a Star-Trail image

Hi Guys, Let me explain the process on how to create such a star-trail: Weather? You need a dark night. Make sure that there is no Moon shinging into your lense, else it could look like this… Aim for a clear sky, some clouds could look fancy… try it out! Aim for a “dry” sky, which means that the moister in the air should be low, go to the mountains or shoot in winter… Location? Find a spot for your…

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Arosa by night….a cold night

Arosa by night….a cold night

Hi Guys, I was out in Arosa on the Obersee to shoot a new version of my Startrail image with my D600. It was a cold clear night in Arosa when I headed out to shoot the pictures. I use the my Sigma 15mm F2,8 EX DG Diagonal-Fisheye lens on the D600, which I had freshly cleaned by Nikon (for free!!! THANK you Nikon in Egg), the try pod and the timer to shoot about 60 one minute exposure images…

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