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Aug08 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Winner!

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 06:03 AM

I am pleased to announce the winner of the August 2008 Cloudy Nights Imaging and Sketching Contest - Kentari!

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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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To all of you who took the time to stop by and vote for your favorite submission - thank you so much! Your participation really makes the contest!

To all the contestants - every one of your submissions is worthy of winning. Congratulations to all of you on a job done very well indeed!

Kentari, congratulations on your win! Please contact me via PM with your t-shirt size and also the address where you want us to send it!

Charlie

#2 bigbaldjoe

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 08:18 AM

I KNOW this is really OCD of me, but can we get the poll bars on the graph match the percentages? They are all of by 1 slot.

Joe the OCD Ranger

#3 WadeVC

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 08:29 PM

Congratulations Kentari!

To all the other runners up...excellent work and extremely impressive! It is folks like you that inspire me to want to give Astrophotography a try in the near future.


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