1. How to Shoot for a Star Trail

Instructor Richard Harrington


Another popular photography technique that goes hand in hand with time-lapse photography is star trails. This is where the paths of stars in the sky are shown in an image due to multiple base exposures. How can you pull this off? In this video, instructor Richard Harrington discusses shooting techniques for creating star trails. This video is available for FREE. Upgrade now and access all the classes. Anytime. Anywhere.


1. How to Shoot for a Star Trail 2:32
2. Loading & Stacking the Layers 2:54
3. Using Stack Modes 2:26
4. Sharpening & Grading the Final Image 2:57
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Richard Harrington
A certified instructor for Adobe and Apple, Rich is a practiced expert in photography, motion graphic design, and digital video. Starting his career out in the world of broadcast journalism, Rich has always had a great interest in visual communications. Rich is a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals Instructor Dream Team, and a popular speaker on the digital video circuit. He has chaired conferences since 2003 for the National Association of Broadcasters.