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Old 09-17-2017, 1:45pm   #6
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Okay... sometimes less is more. I stacked 23 of the 30 shots I captured and spent at least 2 hours post processing the image above. Was very excited about it and it looks pretty good in smaller sizes but the stars just weren't sharp when viewed large.

Just before taking the 30 shots I took 10 at 1600 ISO but didn't bother to process them until last night. Instead of using obscure stacking software, I just stacked these in Photoshop - aligned them and made curves, levels, saturation, and vibrance adjustments and came up with this. Much, much better if you ask me. The colors are truer and the overall sharpness is much better.
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