Aug08 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Winner!
Posted 16 September 2008 - 06:03 AM
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
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
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!
Posted 16 September 2008 - 08:18 AM
Joe the OCD Ranger
Posted 16 September 2008 - 08:29 PM
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.