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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby hatidua » Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:16 am

Someone posted a good one on Wunderground that was shot last night in FL. A sandwich, but the best moon so far.

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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby temptnmonkey » Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:26 am

Great pictures everyone. Unfortunately, I didn't get to see it. It was quite cloudy here in Omaha.

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Re: Lunar Eclipse

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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby MUni Rider » Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:54 am

hatidua wrote:
MUni Rider wrote:I Five or six time zones make a big difference in viewing perspective, obviously.


I suspect that palm trees and tropical temperatures didn't hurt the experience either :wink:


Someone took a pictire of her watching the sunset and then the eclipse. Looks rough.
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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby Rcizzle » Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:42 pm

I'm so jealous. Everything west of the CD is rain/snow soaked and covered in clouds. Never go to Grand Junction if you want to see an eclipse. We have had cloudy conditions for the last 3 to 4 eclipses. Ridiculous.
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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby CO Native » Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:46 pm

Sorry but you'll get no sympathy from me. We've had a whole 2 inches of snow so far this year. I'll take a white Christmas over a red moon.
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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby rikpics » Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:37 pm

Okay, I've got to throw mine in, too. Took it with a 600mm lens, ISO 640, .6 sec exposure on a tripod.
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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby Rcizzle » Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:41 pm

No sympathy?! We haven't had more than a 1/4" of snow so far this fall and cloud cover everyday since Thanksgiving (doesn't count the very top of the Grand Mesa), so we won't have either a red moon or a white Christmas.
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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby KentonB » Tue Dec 21, 2010 8:15 pm

So nobody liked my picture??? It has a nice blurry effect with special haze filtering.

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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby sunny1 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 8:24 pm

53_Peaks wrote:So nobody liked my picture??? It has a nice blurry effect with special haze filtering.


When I first saw it this a.m., I thought I needed to dust my computer screen.
Not only did I get to see the eclipse thanks to you photographers out there, but I now have a clean computer screen, too! :mrgreen:
53 peaks, the pic has a nice Impressionist era feel!
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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby KentonB » Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:31 pm

jason.wichman wrote:
53_Peaks wrote:So nobody liked my picture???
...photoshop can't replicate that 8)

sunny1 wrote:53 peaks, the pic has a nice Impressionist era feel!


Thanks guys! I was going for that "artsy" style. Can you believe one of my sisters is a professional photographer and the other is a graphic artist who designs book covers for Baker Books? Seems like they would have taught me something over the years.

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Re: Lunar Eclipse

Postby skiwall » Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:31 am

These pictures are great! Thanks! I missed it because of clouds. And snow. LOTS of very deep snow. ( :wink: )
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