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Old Nov 3, 2009, 7:33 PM   #1
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Default Harvest Moon

Just after moonrise tonight, I got a chance to capture a beautifully colored moon.

Handheld with the K-7 and the Bigma. ISO 125, F/11, 1/100 sec... manual focus and exposure. PP.....Lighten shadows 15%....Unsharp mask 1.1 pixels, 52%.... PSE 7. Shadow on the right is from the high branches of a tree I had to try to shoot around.

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Old Nov 3, 2009, 11:26 PM   #2
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Great moon shot.

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Old Nov 4, 2009, 9:01 AM   #3
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Nicely done...
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I've been watching the moon all week. But, there's no way I can capture it like this. Good job, Paul.

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Old Nov 4, 2009, 5:13 PM   #5
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Well done Paul!

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Old Nov 5, 2009, 5:15 AM   #6
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Beautiful photo - great detail and color - you have good eyes & hands!
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Old Nov 5, 2009, 6:10 AM   #7
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You must have the hands of a surgeon-great shot-just handholding that lens is an accomplishment!
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Old Nov 5, 2009, 8:37 AM   #8
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ALso watched the moon and swore I'd capture it, but failed to set-up the tripod. Looks like I should have opted for handheld.
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Old Nov 6, 2009, 7:32 PM   #9
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Paul this post slipped by me.

Excellent hand held shot with the 500mm lens. The color of the moon was great.

Nice job!

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Old Nov 6, 2009, 10:54 PM   #10
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Nice shot Paul I thought it was funny I shot the same photo but from the other side of the world. I need a teleconverter to get that close though.
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