by Mohammad Al-Mumen
Star Trails by Mohammad Al-Mumen was photo of the day on Wednesday, 11th June 2008. It is tagged Night, Stars. You can leave a comment below.
Katherine Lee Strassburg
Breath-taking. Thanks for sharing your view of our shared universe!
This looks fantastic!! Thanks for sharing!
Is this really digital? (and are you looking North?) I didn’t think this kind of exposure was possible with anything but film. If so, it looks like I am going to have to join you and start tracking stars again. What a wonderful foreground.
wow.. i have got nothing to say to say. i like the position of the pole star…
I am always amazed and intrigued by shots like this. How did you get a 2 hour exposure on your digital camera? I love the picture!
great work!!…. I guess the technique was perfect, as we can see the pole star right in the middle of the trails…..
Very beautiful image
As ever shots like this make a really good impression. Nice shot and clarity. I like the branches in the vicinity how crisp they are.
i lov it .. beautifull..!!!
Very well executed.
This shot works well because all the stars are obviously circling Polaris; with this and the rocks in the foreground you have a great composition.
MA SHAA ALLAH, nice and fantastic shot Mr. Mohammed, this 1st time I see this technique, and hope to till us about the machine used in the shot, I’m living in Dammam and I visited Al Taif while Umra and it is very nice place and always clear sky
Also I advise all to visit the web site of Mr. Mohammed to see more beautiful photos.
David W Bailey
Beautiful well done great choice of foreground.
great pic… im a astronomer myself. I really like those star trails.
Thanks for sending it Mohammad!!!
Great shot. Very good light work. My favorite kind of shots. Congratulations!
” I’m sorry Cap’n I cannae reach power for lightspeed! It’s sucking us in and there’s nothing I can dae about it ! ”
Fantastic view of Earth and sky! Thanks for the link to Shutterbug; I learned a lot.
Marie Dunphy Harding
Magnificent! thanks for sharing.
Beautiful! I love the circle effect!
Julia A. Richman
Breathtaking! Bravo! You are truly gifted. We are “all” so immensley blessed to live on this glorious “Planet.” Such “Oneness.”
Very clean and sharp. Deep, vivid colors.
mashallah-the beauty of saudi arabia
Very beautiful!! I could just look at this photo all day! Congrats!
Great photo. Always wanted to try these types of shots. Thanks for the link.
Allow me to add Spock’s response to this truly amazing photo:
A great shot and well executed.
Nicely done, my friend
Thank you all for your words…I am glad you liked it.
technique is explained in detail here in my blog: http://www.almumen.com/log/?cat=6
Unfortunately, it is in Arabic Only. However, you can find details in english about this technique here:
Can I just point out that the sky isn’t black.
Why is this?
Forgive me if I’m being ignorant but stars are only visible by night, and the sky is still very much blue, especially in the lower right hand corner.
I liked this shot. congrats.
Very cool. I love astronomy pictures.
Still really like this shot!! Wonderful!
I have looked at this a few times, neat
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