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How to Photograph Star Trails: Here's a Beginner's Guide

One year ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Here's an 8-minute tutorial from Nature TTL and astrophotographer Matthew Saville about how to photograph star trails. Considered by some as the holy grail of astrophotography, this technique harnesses the rotation of the Earth for captivating images.
Photos like this can be created by those brave enough to stand in the cold throughout the night with their cameras pointed upwards:
Saville starts by reminding photographers not to use in-camera noise reduction for star trails or you might start seeing stars disappearing from the shot. If you're shooting in a cold environment, the temperature...
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