Intimidated by night sky photography? According to Debbie DiCarlo, you can set up right in your yard to practice. Enjoy today’s episode as Debbie teaches us how to do Star Trail Photography.
Camera on Manual.
- Focus is on infinity.
- Shoot Raw.
- ISO 400 is best but you can go higher. Watch out for noise.
- Aperture 4.0-5.0
- Debbie recommends many multiple 30 second exposures.
- On a tripod turn off noise reduction.
- Debbie sets her white balance on Kelvin 3500K. If you don’t have a Kelvin option on your camera, you can use tungsten.
- Face the north star.
Apps we talked about:
ClearDarkSky.com to determine cloud cover and what the transparency will be. Easy to understand.
Starstacks app to stack your images.
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