Waxing gibbous Moon (62%) on 24.10.2020 eight and half days in the lunar cycle, one day after the first quarter half-moon. Explorer 150P-DS on N-EQ3-2 Pro with an aluminium tripod. Stacked with Affinity Photo. Edited with Affinity Photo and DxO PhotoLab 4.
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The Moon with 150 mm zoom objective
I recently purchased the very reasonably priced M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40‑150mm F4‑5.6 R zoom objective. I got mainly for terrestrial subjects but gave it a quick test in moon photography. The image is better than using a smartphone and binoculars, but no match for the telescope. With 150 mm focal length there is no need…
The Moon with Binoculars and a Camera
To get a more detailed picture of the Moon, I tried taking a photo with my system camera through the binoculars. While this was indeed possible, it was difficult to align the camera correctly, and even then the resulting image was blurry. I had to use 3×3 binning in PIPP to get a sharp image. …
LCP Photo Challenge: Trees
Trees for birds at Zoo Heidelberg In response to Leanne Coles’s Photo Challenge 10 – Trees. You can find all my entries in the LCP Photo Challenge category.
LCP Photo Challenge: Water
In response to Leanne Coles’s Photo Challenge 3 – WATER. You can find all my entries in the LCP Photo Challenge category.
The Moon with a Smartphone and Binoculars
Waxing gibbous moon on 25.05.2018 Since I was not able to get a better quality shot of the moon with my current camera and objective, I tried using binoculars and a smartphone instead. Finding the right settings and focusing were much easier since the moon appeared larger on the screen, but working with the phone…
Waxing crescent moon on 18.4.2018
Weekly Photo Challenge: Twisted
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Twisted”. You can find all my photo challenge entries in the Weekly Photo Challenge category.
Half Moon II
Unfortunately, the weather seems to favour half moons. There have not been many clear nights, and when I was finally able to get out to do some photography, the moon was in the same phase as last time. I missed a crescent moon in between because it was on a work day and I had…