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Subject: Re: A Few Shots From South Africa
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android<here@there.was> wrote:
> On 2018-02-28 07:05:05 +0000, Savageduck said:
>> android<here@there.was> wrote:
>>> On 2018-02-28 04:49:03 +0000, Savageduck said:
>>>> m-m<nospam-m@nym.ore> wrote:
>>>>> In article<>,
>>>>> RichA<> wrote:
>>>>>> On Friday, 23 February 2018 13:07:20 UTC-5, Savageduck  wrote:
>>>>>> I like the shots, the colour is well-saturated.  In my opinion, my favorite
>>>>>> is the boats and hillside shot because the hillside and boats kind of fuse to
>>>>>> make one geometric triangle that dominates the shot.
>>>>> Yes but the boats all have a blue hue from the sea and sky reflections,
>>>>> if I'm referring to the same one as you:
>>>>> <>
>>>>> Surely this can be corrected post-processing
>>>> I have to agree, the boats do seem to be a bit too blue. As I have said
>>>> elsewhere in the thread, I am still on the road in South Africa, and I
>>>> pretty much posted quick edits using my iPad. That said, here is another
>>>> rendition with a selective temp adjustment to the boats.
>>>> <>
>>> You haven't got that vacation thing down right!
>>> <>
>> Not exactly. ;-)
>> With 10 hours difference between California, and Cape Town, I find myself
>> awake at odd times. So what is a guy with a camera, and WiFi connection to
>> do?
> Cruse? Geting that Southern Cross on file? I've got to understand that 
> the opportunities for astro are amazing in southern Africa. :-))

The place to go to get the best, clear night Southern sky shots would be
about 150 miles ( 242km) North of Cape Town at Sutherland. That is also
where SALT, the South African Large Telescope (the largest in the Southern
hemisphere), and the South African Astronomical Observatory are located.