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Taif Star Trails

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this is a 2-hour exposure of star-trails on Taif - Saudi arabia

the blue case you see is caused by the moonrise.

for the people asked about the technique used, you can find it here: [link]
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MatiasSieppi's avatar
Nice to see a star trail shot with a proper foreground. That sky color is just awesome. Great work!
crx4me's avatar
I'm confused...: How do you change the batterie without moving the camera?
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Vlue's avatar
this image is featured in my blog [link]

if you don't want it on there please tell me so i can take it down. all images on there link back to their original location :)
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lancehunter17's avatar
WOW! That is a cool shot I want to do a shot like that!
Toothrot's avatar
Nice colors and composition :-)
:+fav:
Sun-Seeker's avatar
Nice work mate.. the link also was interesting.. I like to use 30 seconds on motor drive and shutter remote locked down...makes a lot of exposures though!
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Corvidae65's avatar
:wave: Hello!

I have featured your amazing work in my journal--->[link]
Have a great week! :iconspinplz:
squiter's avatar
breathtaking shot! i am so excited to try these out this summer!
MrParts's avatar
A program has been made that does all the work for you.

It's called StarTrails.exe.

It can be found here: [link]
ElanioAzul's avatar
wow!!! Nice shot!
parliamentstreet's avatar
Hi there. Beautiful shot. Was this taken on digital or film? The camera details doesn't show. If it was with digital, how did you deal with the noise usually associated with these long exposures?
almumen's avatar
thanks. I used the digital way of photographing star trails. I added a link in the description for details.

Camera: my previous DSLR: Nikon D200
parliamentstreet's avatar
Hi there. I found a site [link] I hope this is also useful.
almumen's avatar
thank you very much friend for the link...
Corvidae65's avatar
Excellent work! :+fav:
AlienDan's avatar
Impressive, the fg looks good with it.
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