Especially of the nighttime sky. For whatever reason, astrophotography gets me really excited. Maybe it's because I can see so much more through a camera lens than I could with my naked eye.
So I decided to start an unthreadworthy thread. No TRs, maybe a couple words and always a photo. I'll try to link to the Flickr account, because the forums downgrade photo quality quite a bit (super noticeable with stars!) I'll post some EXIF info if anyone cares to nerd out about it.
These two were from last night over Indian Lake. I'll dig up past ones and post new ones as they come.
Canon 20D and Sigma 17-35 f/2.8-4.0
First photo was at around midnight, last photo was around 2am. Shot continuously, maybe 150 exposures stacked on top of eachother.
After figuring out I couldn't sleep in my Civic, I left and headed into Arches.
This was the first shot I got of the shoot and my favorite. Sun started to come up shortly after. On the way in to Turret Arch.
http://flic.kr/p/eXb9oh Can't find the Exif info, so I'll make it up
And a couple days later (or earlier, I'm not really sure...) I went up alone. I had just received my new MagicShine light for night rides in Moab in the mail. I still haven't used it to this date other than this one night.
I'm not sure which of these two I like more. Both are Wildcat and Mt. Superior from the High traverse around 2am.
Honestly, I have no idea.
Looking at old pics, this is 0"6s (10/13th of a second?) I have a few other I dug into, looks like >5s is your best bet.
Almost the same shot, but 5s exposure.
On the contrary, This exposure was 6s, but the only period that the sensor is taking in data is when the lightning is striking. The lightning strike is so fast that you can see individual rain drops falling from the sky. Didn't intend on getting that, but it looks pretty cool. (Might need a high res shot to see the rain drops.)
Hopefully something cool coming in from this Friday, and scheming on how I can use a flash to make a photo I tried to get a while back and wasn't too successful with.