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Aug08 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll!

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Poll: Aug08 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Poll! (441 member(s) have cast votes)

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#26 carlcat

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Posted 13 September 2008 - 10:50 AM

The moon shot is amazing but the Kenatari corona shot gets my vote for such a unique image.
 

#27 bc1954

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Posted 13 September 2008 - 11:16 AM

Sub-survey:

Which is tougher:

a) Creating these works of art? or:
b) Voting for just one of them?

(B.D.'s Moon shot got my vote.)

Clear Skies,
-Bruce
 

#28 Jerry3672

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Posted 13 September 2008 - 11:32 AM

Thanks for all of the kind words. :rainbow:It's an honor just to be next to these great images. I want to that all of the people in the beginners forum and all over CN for the help. My first deep sky shot from just a few months ago was... well, let's say not that good. This M8 was my first attempt at deep sky with a DSLR. Without all of the help from others I wouldn't have been able to get this Image. :bow:
 

#29 ngc2289

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Posted 13 September 2008 - 04:42 PM

DARN!! I hate having to choose just one!! All the pictures are just so good!! :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:
 

#30 Starman1

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Posted 13 September 2008 - 08:29 PM

I couldn't choose, so my wife picked for me.
The black & white Lagoon is stupendous.
But that image of the Moon is crisp, crisp, crisp!
and the eclipse shot? Stunning.
And the drawing. Drawing? You're kidding, right?
Which did she pick?
Well Sagittarius is her sign.........
 

#31 Cow Jazz

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Posted 14 September 2008 - 10:38 AM

Hey, folks, this is just getting rediculous! How come every
image lately has been this good? Some real talent out there, eh? :-) Had to go with the Moon on this bunch, though; terrific image.
 

#32 WadeVC

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Posted 14 September 2008 - 03:39 PM

I too would like to thank everyone for their kind words and I am honored to be in the running this month. With the exceptional skill, time and equipment that is required for Astrophotography, it is a real thrill to be considered among what I consider the "Big Boys" with my digital rendering/sketch.

Thank you all again and best of luck to everyone!
 

#33 boyd

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Posted 15 September 2008 - 10:14 AM

good lord that sketch makes my attempts look like crayons on tissue paper :(

Good luck to all, they are all fantastic. :)
 

#34 Bart Declercq

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 05:28 AM

Congratulations, Kentari! The moment I saw your entry, I knew that I was batting for second place this time...

At any rate, the original (both larger in scale and area covered) of my moon shot can be viewed here.

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#35 Kentari

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 09:56 AM

Thanks Bart! And of course everyone who voted for my picture!

I did get a bit nervous when I saw your moon shot... Just awesome. And you did compete for that first place! The other entries were also very good.

Clear skies,
Koen
 

#36 Yossi Hury

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 05:56 PM

I would like to choose the moon picture although the solar eclipse is also fantastic.

Yossi Hury
 

#37 WadeVC

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 08:32 PM

Congratulations Kentari!

Once again, thank you to everyone who voted and your kind words!
 

#38 bill w

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Posted 18 September 2008 - 11:07 AM

doh
missed the vote
thanks for all the kind words
congrats kentari
spectacular image of a great event
 

#39 backyard lurker

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Posted 26 September 2008 - 12:13 AM

im pretty late getting to this thread but I have to say these photos are all great. What an amazing set. That corona picture is beautiful, one of my favorite pictures Ive seen.
 


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