How to shoot Star Trails presentation

Below is a link to our presentation on Star Trails photography, which is based on the many things we learned on field trips this spring.


You may also be interested in the presentations documents from our education class on the subject:



2016-2017 End of the Year Print Competition

Color Prints of the Year

1st place – “Crystal Quaze” – copyright Raychell Rohrwasser


2nd place – “Window Shopping” – copyright Mike Burgess


3rd place – “1926” – copyright Paula Burgess


Honorable Mention Winners:



Monochrome Prints of the Year

1st place – “Bamboo Samba” – copyright Mike Burgess


2nd place – “Roots” – copyright Easton Rankine


3rd place – “Perplexing Options” copyright Britta Heise


Honorable Mention Winners:

2016-2017 Projected Image of the Year Competition

First place: “Galen Rowell Tree” – copyright Pat Sotherlund

Second place: “Doktor’s First Snow” – copyright Karen McClymonds

Third place: “Leo the Rooster” – copyright Karen McClymonds


Honorable mention winners:

2016-2017 Best Nature Competition

First place: “Short-eared Owl” – copyright Victor Dallons

Second place: “Rough Legged Hawk” – copyright Victor Dallons

Third place: “Toketee Falls” – copyright Karen McClymonds


Honorable mention winners:

Roy Rodeo Field Trip Photos

The annual Roy Rodeo, in Roy, Washington is a fun and busy event that provides close up views of rodeo action!  We had quite a few people share their photos, so here are the images!

Steigerwald Lake Field Trip Photos

A group of photographers headed up to Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, on SR14 just east of Washougal.

Here are a few sample photos:

Star Trails & Milky Way Presentations

On Monday, March 27, PPS member Victor Dallons gave an excellent presentation on shooting star trails!

If you missed the presentation, or need a copy of the slides, click the link below:

Taking Star Trail Images – PPS Presentation

On Monday, April 24, Victor followed up with another presentation on shooting the Milky Way!

If you missed the presentation, or need a copy of the slides, click the link below:

Mily Way Photos – PPS Presentation

Pirtle Station Field Trip Photos

A small group of photographers headed to Pirtle Station for an impromptu field trip.  Here are some of the photos!

Columbia Gorge Field Trip Photos

A few intrepid photographers braved the weather and headed up the gorge looking for photos.  Here are a few samples from Karen McClymonds.

Hollywood Theatre Field Trip Photos

The folks at Hollywood Theatre were nice enough to let us in and give us access to take some great photos.  Here are the images from some of the attendees: