Tag Archives: stars photography

351-2020 – Shooting for the Stars

Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, is all about shooting for the stars. This image was shot with Canon PowerShot G16 with its “Stars” preset as a JPEG image. Normally, I would wirelessly transfer the images to my iPhone but for some unknown reason I couldn’t, so I had to take the card out, pop it into my laptop, transfer the images to the cloud folder, from where I could access them, pick my favourite, edit it with Lightroom Mobile app and export it in two “flavours”, one small resolution – for this […]

019-2020 – Stars Photography with a twist

Today, I’ll teach you how to take stars photography without even stepping outside. Sometimes, I like to capture star trails like these. If you wish to be able to take similar images, you will need a table or a clothes dryer, a fluffy blanket, a small tripod, a phone holder, a smartphone and the £1.99 Slow shutter cam app. Works best if the room is bright. Next, hide underneath the blanket and start shooting. The idea came to me when my daughter asked me to build her a house so she can play with her toys. The clothes dryer was […]