Photographing Star Trails

Hello from Udo Kieslich, founder and owner of the College of Digital Photography in Johannesburg | www.codp.co.za. Below is a short snippet on how to go about photographing star trails using Manual exposure mode, a Nikon D850 and a Sigma 14mm f1.8 Art lens. Shoot in RAW and use a Daylight White Balance setting. Photographing Star Trails With a digital camera, the best method is to take a sequence of 30 second exposures in quick succession and stack them together in Photoshop to create the light trails. This results in… read more →