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03-08-2015, 06:15 AM   #3301
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QuoteOriginally posted by Rondec Quote
You just expose for it. I had to raise the exposure of the foreground considerably, which wasn't great, because I was at iso 800 already and so the photo is kind of noisy.

the moon is very bright so my settings were 1/200 second, iso 800 and f6.3. Shooting the moon, I will often shoot manually and play with my exposure until I get it with enough detail.
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This thread moves fast with lots of great shots!

Here are two more from me shot yesterday at the Montreal Botanical Garden (with still well over 1m of snow on the ground). Pentax HD DA 55-300mm F/4-5.8. (The Squirrel is a x-post.)





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QuoteOriginally posted by longbow Quote
Rondec, how'd you keep the moon from being too bright ?

Back in the film days, I was told that you expose the moon using the sunny 16 rule. Or 1/ASA at f16. I found it worked on my telephoto shots of the moon. Rondec, you did a great job on that shot.

FWIW, Ansel Adams' photograph titled "Moonrise Over Hernandez" needed a lot of darkroom magic to bring out the foreground too. The actual negative is very "thin" as we used to say.
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two sunset shots with DA*300







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Sunset at Newport Beach with Sigma 18-35 1.8
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I've had the K-3 for about a month now, I think I'm starting to get the hang of it. Some of my personal favorites over the past month...







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Some monochrome shots I liked. First one is at one of our municipal gardens with the 18-135 WR at 18mm f/6.3, second is Waimea Bay using the no-name 400mm at f/10, 1/640. Those are 9-foot boards the guys are on, to give an idea of the wave height. I'm still no good with that lens shooting objects moving toward the camera, but it has a sort of throwback look to it that I like. The third one was the 55-300 WR at 135mm f/10, a girl sitting by a cove on Oahu's north shore.







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K-3, DA 18-1325 except for the Pine Martim, DA*60-250, 200 ISO, ƒ5.6

The Madawaska river...


A Chickadee


Another Chickadee


Pine martin in a pine tree


The old airfield


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Wow, nice job spotting a pine martin, not easy to find them!

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K-3, DA 18-1325 except for the Pine Martim, DA*60-250, 200 ISO, ƒ5.6

The Madawaska river...


A Chickadee


Another Chickadee


Pine martin in a pine tree


The old airfield
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The Infamous Stringdusters
DA* 16-50mm @ ISO 4000 pushed


The Infamous Stringdusters
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Some random shots.







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Went to the Kennedy Space Center a couple of weeks ago as part of a trip to Florida.

Shot with the DA 15 mm at ISO 2200. I'm loving the K3 so much right now (I've had it now about 5 months).

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Wow super dark and the K3 rocked

DA* 16-50mm

Keller Williams - Showbox Seattle
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Great work John5100!!

Here is one from 16-50



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