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Mynydd Illtud at Night

When I first shot some star trails, the interest was negligible. After a year or so, people started to take an interest and my one photo of star trails in the Brecon Beacons started to sell really well. To get the more effective star trails, the moon mustn’t be in the sky so there are less than two weeks out of every four when star trails are possible. Adding in the weather factor makes it ……

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Night Time Photography

It’s been a year and a bit since I last shot some star trails, so I decided to try some more. This time I bought myself a third party timer – I plug it into the camera and tell it I was to take 60 photos that are each 5 minutes long with an interval of 1 second between and let it do its stuff. I then stack the images on the PC using some ……

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The Hurlers Star Trail

I’ve had to focus mainly on redecorating for the past couple of weeks rather than go out and take new photos. The lounge is pretty much done, just my office to do now and then put wood flooring down in both. I did manage to go out to The Hurlers on Bodmin Moor to take some photos of the stars, although the cloud cover was a little too much. Here’s the result:

The Hurlers, Minions, ……

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New Rhossili and Worms Head Photos

Having been bitten by the bug for star trail photograpy, last night the moon and weather tied up nicely so there would be minimal cloud and no moon – perfect for star trail photography. I took myself, two cameras, food and my tent up onto Rhossili Down. I took my tent to keep me warm as the forecast was for 5 degrees C – it’s a great tent – two poles and for pegs and ……

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Night Time Photography

I’m tired today. With good reason. I was awake for 22 hours yesterday, I got to bed gone 5am this morning and I’ve had 2.5 hours sleep. But it wasn’t all in vain. I decided my target for this month was to photography Pen y Fan at night to show the rotation of the earth in the form of star trails. So, I drove out to the Neuadd Reservoirs and got there at 9:30pm. ……

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