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Here are a couple of moon shots with the point and shoot cam.


For a point-and-shoot that's not bad!
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That is an epic photo.
Here are a couple of moon shots with the point and shoot cam.

I like the halo around the moon in that shot. It's a tad overexposed though.
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First time shooting anything of this sort other than the moon. I'm not sure what the light pollution on the horizon is. Dark Sky finder showed the area I was in should be free from light pollution, so I'm thinking the sun still has an impact over two hours after it sets?

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First time shooting anything of this sort other than the moon. I'm not sure what the light pollution on the horizon is. Dark Sky finder showed the area I was in should be free from light pollution, so I'm thinking the sun still has an impact over two hours after it sets?
7783803244_1e4617f6dc_b.jpg
IMG_6123.jpg by JLofing, on Flickr

where was this?
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I tried, this was shot in 2011 without a tripod (I didn't bring my tripod, stupid of myself).

 

Nikon D90 Sigma 250mm ISO100 f/6.3 1/40sec

 

 

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where was this?

Union Valley Reservoir here in California. Checking the Dark Sky map again on my desktop, it does appear to have a very low level of light pollution, but its not the lowest level on the map.
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Union Valley Reservoir here in California. Checking the Dark Sky map again on my desktop, it does appear to have a very low level of light pollution, but its not the lowest level on the map.

wow i thought i had a long drive to lake sonoma....was hoping it was a closer spot redface.gif

you can always flip the red/orange channels to make it the light pollution "more pleasing" but i duno seems too fake to me.....
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wow i thought i had a long drive to lake sonoma....was hoping it was a closer spot redface.gif
you can always flip the red/orange channels to make it the light pollution "more pleasing" but i duno seems too fake to me.....
Yeah its strange looking for sure. I'll mess with it some in Lightroom and see what I can do. Here's one shot on the same night, due west at around 11 PM. No PP at all on this shot except the RAW conversion. Its got to be the sun. It set just off the center of the frame on the right side.

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Yeah its strange looking for sure. I'll mess with it some in Lightroom and see what I can do. Here's one shot on the same night, due west at around 11 PM. No PP at all on this shot except the RAW conversion. Its got to be the sun. It set just off the center of the frame on the right side.
7784936270_6c045a5292_b.jpg
IMG_6127.jpg by JLofing, on Flickr

Great shot!
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Here's a pic of the moon taken with my Fujifilm finepix S2950. It's a relatively cheap camera, that takes quite good pictures for the price in my opinion.
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