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#1 Gregk

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:52 PM

Hi

Captured this a few weeks ago around 2.5 hours of data
from the Light polluted driveway.

Captured and calibrated with nebulosity Post processed in CS4

48 min RGB 6 x 8 minutes

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:54 AM

Nice colour and details Greg,


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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:17 AM

Oh, lovely image!
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:53 AM

I like the natural look and feel.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:37 AM

great capture. Is it me on there is a tint or purple ?

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:28 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind comments

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:41 AM

Very nice. The stars are incredible for a light polluted location. With some curves applied, I think you may be able to get some more depth and contrast out of the DSO. The only thing is you may kill some stars. I believe there are methods to remove the star field and merge back latter though. From a light polluted locations, such techniques may make a lot of sense as we already need to work a lot harder than the guys blessed with dark skies :)

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:33 AM

Very nice. The stars are incredible for a light polluted location. With some curves applied, I think you may be able to get some more depth and contrast out of the DSO. The only thing is you may kill some stars. I believe there are methods to remove the star field and merge back latter though. From a light polluted locations, such techniques may make a lot of sense as we already need to work a lot harder than the guys blessed with dark skies :)


Thanks I'm familiar with that technique My give it a go tomorrow






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