The Most Impressive Star Trail Photographs

Woah. Photographing star trails involves one of the trickiest photography techniques to master, but these photographers know what they’re doing.

Trillium Trails © Nagesh Mahadev

The Time Traveler © Stephen Oachs

Star Light, Star Bright © Kevin L Cole

Bromo Before Sunrise © Weerapong Chaipuck

Startrails © Gytis Vidziunas

Sky Vandalism © Steven Christenson

Abandoned © Caras Ionut

Circling The Dead © Marsel van Oosten

66 Minute Star Trails © Steve MacKay

Railroad to the Galaxies © Ryan Wright

The Celestial Equator © Luis Argerich

If you want to try this yourself, we have just the tutorial you need to get you started with your star trail photography (or alternatively, here’s how to fake star trails in Photoshop)!

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