Daytime Stars … Nighttime Stars

Today’s post comes from the Holliwell Covered Bridge of Madison County, Iowa. During the morning sunrise, I captured this “starburst” as the sun rose from behind the covered bridge:

Sunrise at the Holliwell Covered Bridge

That evening, I returned to the Holliwell bridge to shoot the night skies over the bridge. Capturing 5 individual images, I later processed them together in Photoshop, resulting in this star trails image:

Star Trails over the Holliwell Covered Bridge

Coming up … more Madison County covered bridges, including the “Grandaddy” of them all, and some images captured using a new technology I’ve just started using.

Photographic Equipment Used:

Canon 5D Mark 3 body (both photos)Canon 28-135mm, f/3.5-5.6, IS lens (sunrise photo)
Rokinon 14mm, f/2.8, all manual lens (night photo)
Bogen 3221 tripod and ballhead
ISO 200 (sunrise) and ISO 500 (star trails)
Aperture f/22 (sunrise) and f/2.8 (star trails)
Shutter 1/60 sec. (sunrise) and 5 minutes per individual image (star trails)
Star Trail Processing: 5 individual, 5-minute images were combined in Photoshop to get the star trail image shown above

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Posted in 2017, Astrophotography, Blog, Landscape Photography, Nature Photography, Photography Workshop, Sunrises/Sunsets, Travel Photography
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