Subject: Re: A Few Shots From South Africa
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Subject: Re: A Few Shots From South Africa
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On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 2:38:24 AM UTC-5, Savageduck wrote:
> 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>


There's also a lot of darkness up in nearby Namibia too...



-hh