Reach for the Stars Rumble

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Don't you just love the otherworldly feeling of shooting beneath the subdued light of the stars? Well, this rumble is perfect for you, my dear space man!

Photo by: blueskyandhardrock

To round up our space-themed articles for this week, let’s have a little rumble that’s more than the usual, shall we? We challenge you guys to get out of your comfort zone, drive out to somewhere secluded, and shoot star trails! What are star trails, you ask? No need to look further as we’ve got two Tipsters right here on how to do it: How to Use the Earth's Rotation to Your Advantage and A Beginner's Guide to Star Trail Photography. We’re gonna give you guys a month to shoot those awesome long exposures. For now, reach for the stars!

Details:

Prize(s): 1 grand winner of 15 Piggies and 3 runners-up of 10 Piggies. All winners will receive a special award badge straight to their LomoHomes
Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated. Please keep in mind of our star trail theme.
Upload Limit: 10 photos.
Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags)

written by cruzron on 2011-10-11 in #competitions

14 Comments

  1. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    Oooh! I love star trails! My pictures aren't that great but I'll submit anyway. :)))) And maybe I manage to go somewhere I can shoot more... 1 month, 10 pictures, niiice! ;)

  2. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    Challenging

  3. eastmoe
    eastmoe ·

    i do not have star trail picture yet..i should try this..

  4. myloveletter
    myloveletter ·

    awesome picture, Michelle! WoW! I wouldn't expect anything less from you... I might even try this myself... hhmmm.... I used to want to be an astronaut. Used to as in I didn't give up until I was 20. Any ex wanna be astronaut I guess should try this!

  5. pyromonkey333
    pyromonkey333 ·

    this is a awesome competition (: am in

  6. stratski
    stratski ·

    Ooo, going hiking in Dartmoor in a few weeks, should be dark enough there. Here's hoping for some clear nights!

  7. clownshoes
    clownshoes ·

    Perfect reason to go have a reshoot

  8. tourmala
    tourmala ·

    Oooh, this sounds like fun!

  9. viltsu
    viltsu ·

    I'm so in on this! :) awesome!

  10. kamiraze
    kamiraze ·

    Perfect competition for me :D I

  11. analogeyes
    analogeyes ·

    there is a meteor shower going on right now and another starting nov 5th! set your cameras to 'bulb' and look up!

  12. hannah-dylan
    hannah-dylan ·

    this looks so cool, but im too lazy and can't drive. haha

  13. robotmonkey1996
    robotmonkey1996 ·

    Shot anout 5 rolls and ran over to HEB to develop. as it turns out it closed down literally minutes before i arrived. Then i was "escorted" out because i was screaming:"FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  14. motionpicture
    motionpicture ·

    Argh, so many cloudy nights, I've only been able to get out for a shoot once and even then the clouds rolled in after an hour. My exposures mostly averaged about 20mins.

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