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#1 je2000

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Posted 25 September 2021 - 08:25 PM

Thanks for putting up with my complainy help posts. I feel pretty OK about this. Some issues with it still but it feels good to get all the gear working to what it's capable of. I've been a photographer since 1993 and eventually got a BA in the film and photo field. The 1st thing we should tell people with this background is that astrophotography is easy. You just take 80% of all your knowledge and throw it in the garbage and start over. Link to my Astrobin.

 

https://astrob.in/full/jocz88/0/

 

 

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#2 chanrobi

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Posted 25 September 2021 - 08:58 PM

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Great photo dude

 

I'm not sure why lma0 is censored but here we are


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#3 idclimber

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Posted 25 September 2021 - 09:00 PM

You just take 80% of all your knowledge and throw it in the garbage and start over.

lol.gif  That is as hysterical as it rings true, if not a bit optimistic. 



#4 hfsarber

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Posted 26 September 2021 - 10:14 AM

Made me chuckle and I don't know anything about terrestrial photography other than using my phone.



#5 Phishin_phool

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Posted 26 September 2021 - 04:50 PM

1) Great photo especially for 1st attempt. 

2) What did you shoot with? camera/scope /filters?

3) You just take 80% of all your knowledge and throw it in the garbage and start over. - as a terrestrial photographer I laugh heartily as it is so true.



#6 DRK73

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Posted 26 September 2021 - 04:55 PM

Well, if you're not going to use it and are just throwing it away, can I have that 80%? I could use every bit of help that I can get with my photography...

 

Great veil, by the way :)



#7 je2000

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Posted 30 September 2021 - 07:30 AM

1) Great photo especially for 1st attempt.
2) What did you shoot with? camera/scope /filters?
3) You just take 80% of all your knowledge and throw it in the garbage and start over. - as a terrestrial photographer I laugh heartily as it is so true.


Same gear in my sig. 102mm triplet with Ha and OIII filters on ASI1600mm pro. Filters are 5nm Astrodons E series.

I will have to address this gradient though.

#8 asanmax

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Posted 30 September 2021 - 12:42 PM

Great image! The 80% in the garbage remark is hilarious but so true!

 

Yeah, depending on the processing software you use, you may need to work a bit more on the background to remove the glow at the edges. But having the result you have I would be very proud!



#9 fewayne

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Posted 30 September 2021 - 01:08 PM

I sense an opportunity for someone with your film background -- tell 'em it's easy and then monetize the resulting YouTube blooper reels for $$$$.

 

Nice Veil.




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