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Posted By: Adam, 04-14-2014, 04:47 PM

Tonight's lunar eclipse is almost upon us! Once the time comes (3:07-4:24am EST), let's see those moon photos - share them in this thread I will be taking the F* 250-600mm for a spin tonight.

Here's a guide we've put together on shooting the moon. It also contains specifics about this particular eclipse:
Photograph a Red Moon: Total Eclipse Tonight - Photographic Articles -

Here's an example of what we might see tonight as the moon passes through Earth's shadow:

(photo credit: wikipedia)
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04-14-2014, 07:39 PM   #2
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The red eclipse mood has to start with a moonrise, right... So, here's the first one...
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and we have liftoff...I'll post one later after the eclipse.

K5 & F*300/4.5 + Tamron 1.4x TC at f/5.6 ISO 80
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Oh, wow!! It's hazy and slightly overcast here in northern Nevada. I wish it were clear as you have it, mikeSF.

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From Colorado.

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Gathering light at the speed of light (ISO 3200 @ F-6.5 for 1 Sec EV+3...) is a chore!
getting up at 4:00 A.M. was no easy feat either... *Yawn

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Q7+DA*300 f5.6 ISO1600 1/8sec

F5.6, ISO100, 1/640 sec

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Blood Moon

In between clouds here's a shot with the Blood Moon and Spica.

K-5 IIs (on a tripod), DA-L 55-300mm at 300mm. 1/15 @ ISO 3200. f6.7

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Blood Moon CA

Taken less than an hour ago...

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I thought it was very hard to take a good photo
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Clouds obscured the moonrise so unfortunately I only got to see the end of the eclipse.

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My first attempt, not so good. Will do better next time.

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Blood Moon From San Diego

K-5ii with DA*50-135 at 135mm

Re-upped at the right size this time, with the little blob cropped out
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I'm sorry, very ordinary by comparison. This is a quick attempt before the rain came down. I didn't have time to tinker with the settings.

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QuoteOriginally posted by LeicaVirgin Quote

K-5ii with DA*50-135 at 135mm
Love the first pic! That's an awesome foreground though out I would have cropped off the blob at the very bottom.

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