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JosephK

Seattle, WA, US
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"RE: Star trails D800"

JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Nikonian since 17th Apr 2006
Mon 12-Aug-13 08:30 PM | edited Mon 12-Aug-13 08:32 PM by JosephK

>Help!! I have read tons of information on creating star
>trails, but still have questions
>Gear - D800, MC36, 17-35mm F2.8,
>My question is -
>1). Is it better to shoot 30s exposures using LNR or
>2) Bulb setting 2,3,4 minute exposures.
>Both setting intent to stack.
>
>I attached my first try this was using 30s exposures with LNR.
>I would like to see more a constant trail rather than obvious star dots.

Lots of good advice given already. Check out the astrophotography forum. I would expect the regulars there to get you pointed in the right direction quite quickly.
https://www.nikonians.org/forums/dcboard.php?az=show_topics&forum=432

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Joseph K
Seattle, WA, USA

D700, D200, D70S, 24-70mm f/2.8, VR 70-200mm f/2.8 II,
50mm f/1.4 D, 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR, 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 DX

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