Starry starry night

© Jeroen Stel

Starry starry night

Mary Timman 4/2/2011 5:07:04 AM

Very nicely done. Love the tone to set the mood and the star trails are really neat. #1366192

Susan Shingleton 4/30/2011 6:58:58 PM

What an AWESOME shot! I love the mood it sets. Thanks for sharing the "how to". #9381988

Usman M. Bajwa 5/19/2011 12:18:39 AM

Beautiful capture and CONGRATZ on this fab Finalist!!!

UB. #9412767

Merna L. Nobile 5/19/2011 4:25:40 PM

It is with great pleasure that I offer my congratulations on your award for the month of April. Merna


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Besides the regular sunrise and sunset landscapes I have also been working on night-time landscapes and in particular star-trails.

Still a lot to learn but here's one of my first test shots.


Jeroen Stel

For those of you interested in the technical details:

Canon Eos 1D Mark IV

Exposure mode: M
Exposure compensation: - 1/3
Flash exposure compensation: -
Metering mode: Evaluative
Drive mode: AI Focus
ISO: 50 (L)
Lens: Canon 10-22mm @ 12mm
Focal length:12 mm
AF mode: Manual Focus
On tripod
Levels/Curves/USM/Contrast/Saturation/Noise Ninja/Home stewed Sharpening-mix/ Adobe Photoshop CS5

1x shot at:
F4 / 30 sec/400ISO

125x shot at F8 / 20 sec / 1000 ISO

Worked on tripod ofcourse and used a remote control.

Stitched together in Photoshop and some post processing to reduce noise.

Uploaded on 4/2/2011 4:32:27 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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