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Super Moon

Post by Dave Brown » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:15 pm

Completely forgot about the super Moon, then caught sight of it as I let Fluffy out.

I used a tripod with the camera on 30x optical, plus 2 x digital zoom, and a night setting for tripod. Then used the timer so the camera was completely still when the shutter went. Must admit the pic has come out far better than I expected :wink:
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Re: Super Moon

Post by Mr List » Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:40 am

really nice picture


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Re: Super Moon

Post by GoggleboxUK » Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:48 am

Excellent, couldn't see it here due to cloud cover.
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Re: Super Moon

Post by Dave Brown » Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:52 am

Thanks guys
GoggleboxUK wrote:Excellent, couldn't see it here due to cloud cover.
The cloud didn't get here until later in the night.
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Re: Super Moon

Post by Conifers » Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:02 am

Took a pic of what appears to be the same object, just a couple of days earlier icon_scratch

It must get around quite a lot! :lol:
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Re: Super Moon

Post by Dave Brown » Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:13 am

Conifers wrote:Took a pic of what appears to be the same object, just a couple of days earlier icon_scratch

It must get around quite a lot! :lol:
What did you use to take it, Conifers ?
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Re: Super Moon

Post by Conifers » Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:16 am

A fancy gadget I've got, I think it's called a 'camera' icon_thumright


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Post by Dave Brown » Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:32 am

Conifers wrote:A fancy gadget I've got, I think it's called a 'camera' icon_thumright
Just wondered if you had a telescope with camera attachment.
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Re: Super Moon

Post by jezza » Sat Jun 22, 2013 12:50 pm

Can't see any little green men scurrying about icon_scratch :lol:


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Re: Super Moon

Post by Andy P » Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:26 pm

Great pics. icon_thumleft i`m hoping for clear skies tomorrow night as June 23rd is the night our Moon will be at it`s closest to Earth. If you get some nice clear skies it should look pretty spectacular. Certainly worth taking a few snaps of tomorrow - cloud permitting.
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Re: Super Moon

Post by Dave Brown » Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:31 pm

Andy P wrote:Great pics. icon_thumleft i`m hoping for clear skies tomorrow night as June 23rd is the night our Moon will be at it`s closest to Earth. If you get some nice clear skies it should look pretty spectacular. Certainly worth taking a few snaps of tomorrow - cloud permitting.
I found the pics have to be taken before it is properly dark, or the contrast between moon and sky means you don't get any detail, just a white disk.
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Re: Super Moon

Post by pdid » Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:18 pm

What camera do you both use?


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Re: Super Moon

Post by Dave Brown » Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:20 pm

I'm using my new pocket Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50 30x zoom
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Re: Super Moon

Post by pdid » Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:05 pm

Dave Brown wrote:I'm using my new pocket Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50 30x zoom
Thanks Dave, I'm on the lookout for a new compact as my G3 is too big to carry around. I will probably go with the TZ40 as the HX50 is a bit too much for me at the minute icon_thumleft


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Re: Super Moon

Post by Dave Brown » Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:24 pm

pdid wrote:
Dave Brown wrote:I'm using my new pocket Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50 30x zoom
Thanks Dave, I'm on the lookout for a new compact as my G3 is too big to carry around. I will probably go with the TZ40 as the HX50 is a bit too much for me at the minute icon_thumleft
Didn't look at TZ40 this year, but looked at the TZ30 last year. Users reviews said although the TZ30 ticked all the right boxes, it handled the basics less well than the TZ10.
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