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#1 Harel_Boren

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 03:14 PM

Hi guys,

Here's an image I shot from the Negev Desert Thus. before last.
Seeing was just wonderful – perhaps one of the best ever at that site.

I decided to return to an object I truly love, which I haven't visited for more than 3 years now.
I tried a different framing on it – one which fits better with my own perception of it as a great heavenly sail, facing strong winds…

http://www.pbase.com...368057/original

I hope you like it, and any comments are, as always, very welcome!

Cheers,
Harel

#2 Agelos Kechagias

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 03:18 PM

Very nice resolution and very good pointy stars :)

#3 David Pavlich

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 04:21 PM

Excellent image, Harel!

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#4 rigel123

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 04:30 PM

That's a wall hanger!

#5 BlueGrass

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:33 PM

Exceptional image! The best Flaming Star I've seen ...

#6 blueman

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:46 PM

Great image, good color and detail.
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#7 Harel_Boren

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 01:06 PM

Thanks guys, I'm glad you liked it!
Agelos, my family (mother's side) is from Thessalonika up north of Greece. Most have been deported and exterminated by the Nazis in WWII long before I was born, but I can tell you that the city and its Greek heart keep living in our minds as if ways never parted...
Cheers,
Harel

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 01:13 PM

nice detail in the Ha

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 03:37 PM

Beautiful sail!

#10 Agelos Kechagias

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 03:42 PM

Ahhh nice Salonica is a favourite place with very nice and good people :)

#11 Harel_Boren

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 04:17 PM

Thanks Bill, JPM, Agelos
Cheers,
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Posted 20 November 2012 - 04:41 PM

Very nice. Thanks for sharing

#13 Bill Snyder

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 11:58 PM

Nice shot of the Flaming Star Nebula Harel!
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Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:05 AM

Beautiful.

And I really like the tight clorful stars as well.

#15 Harel_Boren

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:12 AM

Thanks Bill, Sydney,

I am glad you liked it :-)

Cheers,
Harel

#16 Jeff Smith

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 11:38 AM

Outstanding detail!

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 11:49 AM

So nice! What. A great rendition.

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#18 Harel_Boren

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 11:57 AM

Thanks Jeff, Derek,

I am glad you like it. I think that the main reason accountable for the detail is the Ha combined with Lum which underlies the luminance for the image.

Cheers,
Harel






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