Rooftop star trails

Cities are not the best places to capture star trails because they always have a lot of artificial light. To capture long star trails from my rooftop, I take a large number of 15-second shots and stitch them digitally. I also capture short star trails (with exposure times less than 10 minutes) without any digital manipulation.

Rooftop star trails with two aeroplanes (#1)

The discontinuity of the aeroplane lights reveals that this is a digitally stitched image.

Rooftop star trails with two aeroplanes (#2)

The discontinuity of the aeroplane lights reveals that this is a digitally stitched image.

Retirement

ISO: 100

F-stop: f/11

Exposure time: 577 seconds

Focal length: 23 mm

No photoshop

Rooftop star trails (Indore)

(Stitched image)

Raining stars

ISO: 100

F-stop: f/4.5

Exposure time: 300 seconds

Focal length: 35 mm

No photoshop

Starry rain

(Stitched image)

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