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The Spitzkoppe, Namibia
© Robert Durran, Jul 2019
Camera used: Fuji X-T2
Date taken: 7th July 2019
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VOTING: from 30 votes
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Cool shot.
uistgr - 01/Oct/19Report
Very nice. Can you recall the details/set up of the shot?
Mac fae Stirling - 01/Oct/19Report
Very nice
shaun walby - 01/Oct/19Report
Very nice !
jethro kiernan - 01/Oct/19Report
XF 10-24 at 24mm. F4, 50 secs, ISO 1600. Still needed considerable brightening when processing. It was about a quarter moon which seems to give an impression of a full moon when trying to get both the moonlight and stars looking realistic - I really don't like shots which make moonlight look bright as day and stars in a blue sky! My first proper attempt at this sort of thing, so could probably be much improved on.
Robert Durran - 01/Oct/19Report
The green tinge in the sky was not apparent until I uploaded the photo to UKC!
Robert Durran - 01/Oct/19Report
Interesting, useful to know, looks like you got a pretty good result to me. Not something I have tried but I might give it a go.
Mac fae Stirling - 02/Oct/19Report
Tripod?
Mac fae Stirling - 02/Oct/19Report
A tiny mini tripod light enough to travel with. It meant the camera was a bit close to the ground though.
Robert Durran - 02/Oct/19Report
Oops. It was at 10mm, not 24mm.
Robert Durran - 02/Oct/19Report
Really good.
Jon Read - 02/Oct/19Report
Very, very nice, like this loads.
Russell Lovett - 03/Oct/19Report
First attempt seems to have been successful I'd say. Have a 5.
Myfyr Tomos - 03/Oct/19Report
Nice shot, very nice light
jethro kiernan - 04/Oct/19Report
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UKH Photos - 06/Oct/19Report
Shutter type makes a difference, so a Compur shutter shouldn't deform the moon. However most SLR's have a horizontal travel blind.
Sean Kelly - 07/Oct/19Report
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