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Have you ever thought about what caused you, at any particular moment, to make an image? I say make because there was some thought process at work when you thought “Hey, that’s nice, I think I’d like to have a photograph of that.” Taking a photograph has always sounded a bit sketchy to me. Like running into a gallery and grabbing the first photograph you see and heading for the door. We… Read More

Using a tripod or some other way of mounting your camera to keep it absolutely still is a must for creating star trails. Also, be sure you bring the quick release mounting plate, if your tripod requires one, with you and your tripod to the location. I left the mounting plate at home once, while the tripod was in the back of the car. Since then I carry a spare mounting plate… Read More