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liberty star trails by NWunseen liberty star trails by NWunseen
my first real attempt at doing star trails :) arrived at washington pass just after sunset and shot until sunrise..the moon was just setting behind the mountain as i started the shooting..made for a nice glow silhouetting liberty mountain but made it tough to figure out the exposure! also were some clouds rising from the right side which is what that streak is. this was one hour of 30 second exposures.

a quick but big thanks to greg.. [link] ..for his inspiring work to get out and capture the nights sky ..and doug.. [link] ..for his helpful hints and motivational work over the years :highfive:

please dont use my images in any way without my permission..thank you :)
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BloodshotInk Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Hey there, I wanted to let you know that I featured your work here. :]
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NWunseen Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Professional Photographer
:aww: very grateful for the feature..thank you so much!
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Starfirechelle Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a fantastic first real attempt! Nicely done!
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NWunseen Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Professional Photographer
:blushes: thank you so much..truly appreciative!
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Starfirechelle Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
you're very welcome! Talented too!
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PaulSwiatkowskiPhoto Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
That is an amazing first real attempt Addam! Beautiful shot! :)
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NWunseen Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012  Professional Photographer
:aww: thanks bud! actually was a blast doing it..gonna another peak in mind to try again next weekend! :D
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PaulSwiatkowskiPhoto Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Your welcome Addam! I look foreword to seeing the results. :) I just got a new camera last Friday and it has a built in interval timer so it should make attempting these much easier. I'm 0 for 3 startrail attempts.
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NWunseen Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Professional Photographer
nice! what cam did ya get? chance of getting that wide angle back??

best of luck on your attempts! :
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PaulSwiatkowskiPhoto Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I ended up settling on the D7000. I was heavily considering the new D600 full frame but it was too pricey still and I have a lot of money invested in the DX format. I want to eventually get a wide angle back but when I do I think I want to go all out and get the 2.8 glass. Thanks Addam, it will probably be awhile before I try again though.
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