Star Trails from Tunnel View

Driving into Yosemite on a clear November evening, I stopped at Tunnel View for this 25 minute exposure from the classic Ansel Adams view spot.

With night photos, the color depends on your white balance setting (star light is not sun light). Night photography utterly baffles auto white balance settings, so the best bet is to correct the white balance in post-processing.

This entry was posted in Digital Night, Landscape, Photography.

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  1. […] aring”> Tufas, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger. After photographing star trails over Yosemite Valley, I headed over Tioga Pass, and stopped to photograph sunset at the Mo […]

  2. […] Briefly noted: At two and a half minutes, this is my longest exposure from the shoot the other day at the abandoned naval base on Mare Island. Shorter than my usual night exposures, but then this is very different subject matter than star trails in Yosemite. […]

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