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Subject: Re: A Few Shots From South Africa
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On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 08:42:03 UTC, android  wrote:
> 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... 
> 
> -- 
> teleportation kills

Until the James Webb Space Telescope comes online in 2019.