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    Default spring constellations



    These are first night pictures done with my new Canon T2i (550D) camera.
    They are unprocessed and shot from a steady tripod (no tracking at all). This is my first DLSR camera so I have a lot to learn about the photography in the near future :-)

    I've used 18mm-55mm lens, f/3.5, tungsen light, normal:

    This is Auriga (ISO 800, 20 sec):



    Ursa Major (ISO 800, 20 sec):


    Orion and Gemini (ISO 400, 30 sec):


    Leo (ISO 800, 15 sec):


    The pictures are done during night time (around 9:30 pm, no moon light).
    Please let me know your opinion and what I can improve in the future.

    I'm going to buy some adapters to do piggy back pictures + photography through the telescope.
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    There very good images ciprian. Good stability. When I shoot, I mostly shoot in daylight setting for white balance. Tungsen can drown out and nice orange color stars in an image.
    Shoot in raw format as early as you can and that is the best suggestion I can make. Keep control over as much of the image as you can, shooting in raw format allows this.
    If you did shoot in the wrong white balance for example, raw allows you to cahnge it to the right one without loss of quality.
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