Good morning. I went to an isolated mountain for taking starry sky with my mirrorless SONY a5100. This was the first time for me to take starry sky with my camera, but I quite well shot the stars.
My dream is to take amazing photo like below example.
But it’s not easy. We need a good camera, and best place for taking stars. So I went to isolated village far from urban to take starry photos ! Unfortunately, the sky was few with stars, but I was able to take photos better than I had thought. The photos is;
So the contents for this posts are;
- Camera and settings
- Raw and processing setting (Silky Pix & Photoshop)
Camera and settings
I used my loved and only mirrorless SONY A5100. and I used SEL35F18 a single focus 35mm lens. Though wide-angled and bright lens is recommended for taking stars, I only have 35mm lens with bright focus. So I chose SEL35F18 for shooting stars.
Settings for shooting are;
- Manual mode
- focus: manual
- F-number: F 2.2
- Exposure: 10 secs
- ISO: manual ISO 1600
- flash: No
Let us look details;