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Star Trails
Star Trails
11-22-03 Anza Borrego State Park, CA

Nikon FM10 and Ilford Delta 3200
B&W film
30 min at f/4
Contrast adjustment applied in
Photoshop7
Star Trails
Star Trails
12-27-03 Joshua Tree National Park

Nikon FM10 and Fuji Superia 800 film
14 min at f/4
Contrast adjustment and filters applied in
Photoshop7
Star Trails, Joshua Tree - Fuji Superia 800 film
Matt's Star Trails
Matt's Star Trails
04-24-04 El Mirage Dry Lake, CA

Minolta SLR with fixed 50mm lens
~20 min on Fuji Superia 800 film
Processing and cropping done in
Photoshop7
Joshua Tree Star Trails
Star Trails at Belle Campground
06-21-04 Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Nikon FM10 and fixed tripod, 35mm at f/4
18 minute exposure on Fuji Superia Xtra 800
film
All processing done in Photoshop 7
Sagittarius - Star Trails and Rays
Sagittarius Star Trails and Light Rays
09-11-04 near Lake Elsinore, CA

Nikon FM10 and tripod, Fuji Provia 400
film
6 min at f/4, 35mm lens
Slight contrast adjustment and Curves
done in Photoshop 7.
Sagittarius
Sagittarius Star Trails and clouds
08-06-05 Ortega Highway, CA
Canon 300D and fixed tripod
7 min at ISO 200
All processing done in Photoshop 7
Orion Star Trails
Orion Star Trails
10-30-05 Red Cloud Road, CA
LXD55 mount (fixed) and Canon 300D
Piggybacked at 28mm, f/4
10 min at ISO 1600
All processing done in Photoshop CS2
Mount Laguna Star Trails
09-22-06 Mt. Laguna, CA
Canon 300D, Tamron 17-50mm lens,
17mm at f/2.8, fixed tripod
25 min at ISO 200
All  processing done in Photoshop CS2
Star Trails with rising moonlight
07-20-08 Mount Laguna, CA
Canon 450D Rebel XSI, Tamron
17-50mm f/2.8 lens at 17mm, f/4
30 min at ISO 100
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Star Trails - Orion and Taurus
04-10-09
Taken 03-21-09 near Williams, Ca
Canon 450D XSi, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 lens at
17mm f/2.8, fixed tripod
4 min 30 sec at ISO 400
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Mt. Laguna Star Trails
07-25-09 Mt. Laguna, CA
Canon Rebel XSi 450D, NovoFlex
adapter, Nikon 20mm f/2.8 lens at f/4
30 min at ISO 200
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Star Trails Mirrored in Water
02-13-10 Little Blair Valley, CA
Canon Rebel XSi, Tamron 17-50mm lens at 17mm,
f/2.8, fixed Bogen tripod
5 min at ISO 400
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Schulman Grove Bristlecone Star Trails
10-08-10 White Mountain Rd, CA
Canon XSi 450D, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8
lens at 17mm, f/4
15 min at ISO 400
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Grandview Star Trails
10-09-10 White Mountain Rd, CA
Canon XSi 450D, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 lens at
17mm, f/5.6
60 min at ISO 200
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Orion Nebula Star Trails
01-28-11 Joshua Tree National Park, CA
ASA DDM60 Pro, Takahashi TSA-102 at f/6,
Canon 5D Mk II
10 min at ISO 800
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Fallbrook Star Trails
02-21-11 Fallbrook, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L
lens at 16mm f/5.6
64 x 30 sec at ISO 640
Stacking done in Startrails 1.1
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Fallbrook Star Trails 2
02-22-11 Fallbrook, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L lens at
27mm f/5.6
27 x 60 sec at ISO 400
Stacking done in Startrails 1.1
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
RTMC Observing Field in Infrared
05-27-11 RTMC - Camp Oakes, CA
Lifepixel IR modified Canon 450D,
Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L lens at 16mm f/2.8
10 min at ISO 800
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
DeMotte Star Trails 1
06-03-11 DeMotte Campground, AZ
Canon 5D Mk II, Novoflex Adapter, Nikon 16mm
f/2.8 Fisheye at f/5.6
30 x 60 sec at ISO 3200
Stacking done in Startrails 1.1
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
DeMotte Star Trails 2
06-04-11 DeMotte Campground, AZ
Canon 5D Mk II, Novoflex Adapter,
Nikon 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye at f/5.6
200 x 60 sec at ISO 3200
Stacking done in Startrails 1.1
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Blue Jay Star Trails
08-19-11 Blue Jay Campground, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L lens at
16mm, f/5.6
83 x 60 sec at ISO 1600
Stacking done in StarStax
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Julian Star Trails
08-27-11 Julian Star Fest, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L
lens at 16mm, f/5.6
179 x 60 sec at ISO 3200
Stacking done in StarStax
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Kennedy Meadows IR Star Trails
09-22-11 Kennedy Meadows, CA
Lifepixel IR modified Canon Rebel 450D, Canon
8-15mm f/4L Fisheye at 10mm, f/4
51 x 60 sec at ISO 1600
Stacking done in StarStax
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Afton Canyon Star Trails
12-24-11 Afton Canyon, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L
lens at 16mm, f/5.6
366x30 sec at ISO 3200
Processing done in StarStax and
Photoshop CS2
Circumpolar Stars - Reverse Star Trails
01-14-12 Fallbrook, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L lens at
24mm, f/4
413x15 sec at ISO 1600
Processing done in StarStax and Photoshop CS2
Madison Star Trails - Yellowstone
05-10-12 Yellowstone NP, Wyoming
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L
lens at 19mm, f/5.6
71 x 1 min at ISO 2000
Stacking done in StarStax
Processed in Photoshop CS5
Lake Henshaw Infrared Star Trails
06-21-12 Lake Henshaw, CA
Lifepixel IR-modified Canon 450D XSi, Canon
16-35mm f/2.8L lens at 16mm, f/4
60 x 2 min at ISO 800
Stacking done in StarStax
Processed in Photoshop CS5
Shoot for the Stars
09-29-12 Joshua Tree National Park, CA
Lifepixel IR modified Canon 450D, Novoflex
adapter, Nikon 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens at f/5.6
183 x 15 seconds at ISO 400
Processing in Photoshop CS5
Rockpile Star Trails
09-29-12 Joshua Tree NP, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 24-105mm f/4L
IS lens at 24mm, f/4
305 x 15 seconds at ISO 640
Processing done in StarStax 0.52 and
Photoshop CS5
Following the Sky
01-12-13 Blue Jay Campground, CA
Lifepixel IR modified Canon 450D,
Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L II  lens at 16mm,
f/2.8
180 seconds at ISO 400
Processing in Photoshop CS5
Blue Jay 16mm Star Trails
01-12-13 Blue Jay Campground, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L II lens at
16mm, f/5.6
165 x 1 min at ISO 1250
Processing done in StarStax 0.52 and Photoshop
CS5
Wawona Star Trails
06-29-13 to 06-30-13 Wawona
Campground, Yosemite NP, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L
II lens at 16mm, f/4
230 x 1 minute at ISO 2500
Processing in StarStax and Photoshop CS5
Patriarch Grove Star Trails
09-07-13 White Mountain, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 24mm f/1.4L II lens at f/2
212 x 30 seconds at ISO 2500
Processing in StarStax and Photoshop CS5
Palomar Star Trails
05-03-14 Palomar Mountain, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Rokinon 24mm f/1.4
lens at f/2
165 x 60 sec at ISO 640
Processing in Starstax and Photoshop
CC
GMARS Observatory Star Trails
06-28-14 RAS GMARS site, Landers, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 lens at f/2
190 x 45 sec at ISO 1250
Processing in Starstax and Photoshop CC
Indian Cove Star Trails
01-24-15 Indian Cove Campground,
Joshua Tree NP
, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 lens
at f/2
157 x 60 sec at ISO 320
Processing in StarStax and Photoshop CC
Big Sur Honeymoon Star Trails
05-10-15 Big Sur, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Canon 16-35mm f/4L IS lens at
16mm, f/4
205 x 60 sec at ISO 320
Processing in StarStax and Photoshop CC
Mendocino Star Trails
05-13-15 Little River, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 lens
at f/2
71 x 60 sec at ISO 640
Processing in StarStax and Photoshop CC
Kennedy Meadows Star Trails
07-18-15 Kennedy Meadows, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 lens at f/1.4
195 x 60 sec at ISO 1000
Processing in StarStax and Photoshop CC
Idyllwild Pines Star Trails
12-31-15 Idyllwild, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 lens
at f/1.4
37 x 60 sec at ISO 320
Processing in StarStax and Photoshop CC
Pestera Star Trails
Pestera, Romania  06-09-16
Sony A6000, Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 lens at 16mm,
f/4
156 x 1 minute at ISO 1000
The Paths of Stars
06-15-17 Lake Henshaw, CA
Canon 5D Mk II, Rokinon 12mm f/2.8
Fisheye lens at f/2.8
75 frames at 40 sec at ISO 2500
Processing in StarStax and Photoshop CC