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Adam wrote at 2013-08-08 22:46:24
Hey, I wanted to add to this answer, the thing about shooting stars, if you are referring to the star trails you need to be aware of a couple things. The first is the length of time. The lower your ISO the less noise introduced. So use a lower ISO. The time should be lengthy several minutes and you could try stacking several to get the final results. I would use a mid level or a lower f/stop lets aim at f 5.6 - mid f 9.0. You will definitely need a tripod.



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Kent Staubus

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I am an experienced outdoor photographer My knowledge base includes digital Nikons, use of flash, vintage & historical cameras, and shooting both medium format and large format film. My specialty is night photography, both with or without flash set ups. I am primarily an outdoor photographer and shoot railroads, country churches, abandoned buildings, and candid people photos. I shoot a lot of travel photos in places like Canada, Scotland, Hawaii, Iceland, and of course the Northern Plains.

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Have been taking photos daily for the past 15 years, with total experience of 26 years. I have had a number of photos in magazines, including a few cover shots. I am proficient with camera gear made from the 1850s to present.

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TRAINS magazine, Railroads Illustrated Magazine

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Bachelor Degree from University of Kansas

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