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Night sky at Iceberg Lake.
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Kris Gorny
Aug 14, 2007
Night sky at Iceberg Lake.  
Great photo, Kris. With a ten minute exposure did you use a tracking mount? Nov 18, 2014
Kris Gorny    
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. Nov 19, 2014
nathanael
Riverside, CA
nathanael   Riverside, CA
Was it really 10 minutes? That looks like the sort of trails I see at around 1-2 minutes. Jun 28, 2016

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