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August 2008 - Kentari


August 2008 - Kentari

August 2008 Winner - DSLR & Digital Camera Astro Imaging & Processing's Finalist - Kentari
The Corona with a Diamond from Siberia
Equipment and settings:
Canon EOS 40D with EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM and EF 1.4x Extender at 280mm f/5.6 on a photo tripod
ISO 400
24 exposures from 1/1600s up to 1/5s at 1/3rd stop interval with some frames missing due to movement. The last and longest exposure was made when the Diamond Ring was already on its way.
Combined in Photoshop CS2 using the Pellett Method

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