Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Comprehensive Guide For Photographing Star Trails

Star Trails at PARI radio telescope

Some people consider star trail images to be cliché, but I happen to like well-done clichés. I don’t know what it is, but something about those light streaks captures my attention more than most night subjects. But while it’s ridiculously simple to make a star-trail photo, it’s not so easy to make a good one. Read more... you know you want to.

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Stacking and Blending and HDR-Oh My!

Car Light Streaks-Venus-Twilight

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about the various techniques I use for combining multiple images. What’s the difference between “stacking” and “blending,” and why would you choose one of these methods over HDR? First, I need to make it clear that I have no clue about the proper terminology for any of this, Read more... you know you want to.