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SuperMoon!

Discussion in 'Photography' started by Sam Posten, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. Cameron Yee

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    I was hoping to get some shots of the last super moon of 2015, but this time I was the one stymied by cloud cover.
     
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    Last night was partly cloudy, so was able to snap a few shots of the waning moon before returning the rental lens (Tamron 150-600). I am mildly interested in adding a super tele to my collection, just because it's hard to time a rental period with cooperative weather, etc.
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    Can't believe it's nearly been a year since the last post in this thread!

    From today's NY Post:

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    Fox was showing the super moon during the Pittsburgh - Dallas football game this evening, so after the game I took a few shots. Luckily it's a clear night here in Michigan. Used my Canon 7D2 with 100-400L II and 1.4x teleconvertor, plus cropped the photo some in Lightroom.

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    Mine will be up tomorrow. It was impressive at dusk for sure, seemed normal at 9.
     
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    It occurs to me the last one of these would have roughly coincided with the Cleveland Indians last World Series Championship, which also occurred around 68 years ago in 1948! :D

    CHEERS! :)
     
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    I wasn't out there at dusk, but I do agree that it was pretty normal looking later. I took the above photo around 8pm. I could try a little earlier this evening, but I think the forecast is for cloudy skies.
     
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    Great shot Scott.
     
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    Wide field of Orion with a bit of detail showing in the Orion Nebula down in the belt. D850. 80mm, ISO 4000 6 seconds. Cleaned up the noise nicely in Lightroom. The dynamic range on this camera is as lovely as the pixel detail.

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    GREAT shot!

    That Orion dude is freakin amazinG! I wish we had Betelguese instead of our whimpy little yellow sissy sun. A trip around that big ole thing would be all kinds of amazing instead of ... is the year over already?!!!
     
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    Thanks for the kind words. I just keep trying to make NEW mistakes =)
     
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