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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 14:04:35 +0100
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On 2018-02-28 11:05:36 +0000, Whisky-dave said:

> 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.

Then it will be a Hubble killer still! "The VLTI can achieve an angular 
resolution of milliarcseconds, equivalent to the ability to see the 
headlights of a car on the moon." :-))
-- 
teleportation kills