Backyard Star Trails #1
Photographed by Fred Lusk on April 22, 2020
From NW Fresno
 
Description:
I have had my camera for over a year and this was just the first time I tried LiveComp (see below) for star trails. Some more practice over the next week and a half has convinced me that I can finally retire my film cameras, which was previously my preferred tool for star trails.
 
Imaging Camera:
Olympus E-M1 Mark 2
 
Imaging Scope/Lens:
MZuiko 8-mm f/1.8 rectangular frame fisheye
 
Mount/Tripod:
Manfrotto 3001 with Manfrotto 804RC2 3-axis head
 
Guide Scope/Camera:
N/A
 
Exposure Details:
Olympus Live Composite: 900 frames x 5 s each (75 minutes total), stacked in camera. ISO 800, f/4.0. For more information about Live Composite, see: https://www.creativeislandphoto.com/blog/olympus-live-composites-star-trails

 
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