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User currently offlineTappan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1538 posts, RR: 41
Posted (14 years 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1121 times:

With clouds coming for the next three nights, I figured I would try a big moon/jet photo. Cold but undaunted, I waited and studied and waited for the departure track off BOS R 27 to cross my view of the moon. Finally

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Photo © Mark Garfinkel

with a Canon digital slr, a Canon 600mm, Canon 2x teleconverter which all equal to 1800mm..Camera setting at 400asa. 1/250th @ F8.....After all that...The photo is slightly more blurry than I need, thank you. But the experience of waiting and finally having it cross the moon with the heat from the engines visible is all a very cool (if not cold-brrr) experience.
Mark G.

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User currently offlineUSAir_757 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 996 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1055 times:

Mark, that is SWEET! So what if it's blurry, it's the athmosphere that counts bud.

Cheers!
C. Wassell



-Cullen Wassell @ MLI | Pentax K5 + DA18-55WR + Sigma 70-300 DL Macro Super
User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1053 times:

Persistance will find a way. Very cool pic  ! (don't blow it up too much though)

Charles


User currently offlineUSAir_757 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 996 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (14 years 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1051 times:

PS. You want to warm up get in the path of that jet blast, it'll only warm you up by 300*F  

Cheers,
C. Wassell



-Cullen Wassell @ MLI | Pentax K5 + DA18-55WR + Sigma 70-300 DL Macro Super
User currently offlineFastGlass From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 0 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (14 years 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1038 times:

Which Canon is that? EOS D2000 or D30?

User currently offlineTappan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1538 posts, RR: 41
Reply 5, posted (14 years 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1028 times:

It is called Eos1N CS 520....
And it's getting cloudy now! Too bad
Mark G


User currently offlineUSAir_757 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 996 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (14 years 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1026 times:

Uh...thats by Kodak...its just a canon Eos1N body.


Cheers,
C. Wassell
ps. WhyDoYouEnterYourTopicsLikeThis? 



-Cullen Wassell @ MLI | Pentax K5 + DA18-55WR + Sigma 70-300 DL Macro Super
User currently offlineAKE0404AR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2535 posts, RR: 45
Reply 7, posted (14 years 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1012 times:

Mark,

again come down to sunny MEX we had a full moon as well last night, a beautiful one as well and it is hot down here.......87F/30C......I guess I will stay down here and spend the winter. I heard BOS is really cold.

If I was home I would have offered you some hot coffee or so. The spot is only 2 minutes from home.

Keep warm.

Regards
Vasco Garcia


User currently offlineTappan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1538 posts, RR: 41
Reply 8, posted (14 years 2 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1005 times:

Vasco,
You are the lucky one in Mexico. Sun, Beer, Buritos...We have none of that here in BOS..although we may have good Bean Buritos (Beantown haha) I photographed the moon from the Boston side not Winthrop..
Cheers.
Mark


User currently offlineAKE0404AR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2535 posts, RR: 45
Reply 9, posted (14 years 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 1001 times:

Mark,

Rwy 27 ( true it is heading west and not east) see 3 weeks away from home and I forget everything.
At what time did you take that shot?
Next time you have to be lucky and have a 742 taking off, that would probably be the shot of the year!


Regards
Vasco

P.S. Sun / beer / tacos and the most beautiful woman you can imagine. Unfortuanetly it is really work why I am down here.






User currently offlineBruce From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5067 posts, RR: 15
Reply 10, posted (14 years 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 986 times:

Great Shot! yeah, I'd love to see that one more sharp but still, great job of waiting and choosing the exact right moment when all the elements were lined up.....


Bruce Leibowitz - Jackson, MS (KJAN) - Canon 50D/100-400L IS lens
User currently offlineGhymes From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 57 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (14 years 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 983 times:

Very nice photo! I made it my wallpaper on my desktop!

User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (14 years 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 983 times:

That is indeed a nice shot, I find it to be quite sharp for the focal length/speed you used! At 1200mm and 1/250th, that would be the same as shooting 50mm with a 1/8th or 1/15th exposure. Great pic Mark, keep up the good work.

User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2771 posts, RR: 18
Reply 13, posted (14 years 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 971 times:

Yah..I guess I would agree that if the blurriness was beefed up a bit it would be most appreciated..But
I don't mind. For a fellow photographer, I think it just looks marvelous. Just the way it is..I say.
Bo Kim --(-<==



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