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A technical update to the star trails article

Since writing about my first attempt at creating a star trails image I have carried out a few further experiments, and thought about what went wrong and what I would do differently next time. Intervalometer settings Firstly, I mistakenly believed that my interval timer (the Canon TC-80N3; good grief, what a name…) could only be set […]

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Star trails over Cornwall – an experiment in image stacking

This is a short article of my first experience of trying to capture star-trails. The whole thing didn’t quite go as planned, but I will share my experience with you in the hope that you can learn a little from it. I had decided to try a technique for taking star-trails images by ‘stacking’ a […]

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