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Subject: Re: A Few Shots From South Africa
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Subject: Re: A Few Shots From South Africa
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:41:54 +0100
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On 2018-02-28 07:38:14 +0000, Savageduck said:

> 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<1a1addb6-67da-4f23-a5ca-c20ce6e26302@googlegroups.com>,
>>>>>> RichA<rander3128@gmail.com> 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:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> <https://www.dropbox.com/s/97rkfdp242k3eb6/_DSF0302.jpg>
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 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.
>>>>> 
>>>>> <https://www.dropbox.com/s/i3pv4venzqa88iz/_DSF0302e1.jpg>
>>>> 
>>>> You haven't got that vacation thing down right!
>>>> 
>>>> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwiIYoJx5Es>
>>> 
>>> 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.
> 
> <https://goo.gl/images/DrHiwx>

Sure, happy days! Spectrography is very interesting... The real Hubble 
killer would be this one though:

<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Southern_Observatory#Very_Lar... 

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