Digital Camera World - - SHOOT THE STARS -

When shoot­ing starscapes and the Milky Way, you need to choose a shut­ter speed fast enough to avoid record­ing too much of the move­ment of the stars in your shot. This will vary ac­cord­ing to the fo­cal length of the lens and cam­era that you are us­ing. Many as­tro-pho­tog­ra­phers use ‘the 600 rule’ as a rough guide to work out the shut­ter speed you can get away with. All you do is di­vide 600 by the fo­cal length of the lens – so if you’re us­ing a 20mm

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