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Night sky at Iceberg Lake.
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By Shon G.
Aug 11, 2010
What a beautiful photo. Nice capture.
By Kris Gorny
Jan 30, 2011
Thanks Shon! That was ~10min exposure.
By Dave Holliday
Nov 18, 2014
Great photo, Kris. With a ten minute exposure did you use a tracking mount?
By Kris Gorny
Nov 19, 2014
Dave, I set the camera on a tripod. No tracking mount. The stars are little smeared. Tracking mount is tricky because it would keep the stars sharp but smear mountain edges. With the recent advances in sensors, I was thinking that for similar photos one could: 1. shoot long exposure at lower ISO to get the foreground (maybe even light paint), 2. shoot short exposure with high ISO (to get the sky), 3. merge the two in Photoshop.
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Night sky at Iceberg Lake.

Submitted By: Kris Gorny on Aug 14, 2007
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