Jay Ward replied to the topic Weekend Photography Challenge #459 Shades of Autumn in the forum Weekend Photography Challenge 4 weeks, 1 day ago
I do have some experience with astro. The overall shot does not look too grainy to me. EXIF data would help with that determination. What lens were you using? There is just the slightest trailing, as if you were right up against your exposure limit for an unguided shot.
Thanks for the suggestions, both of you. Yes the 10mm does distort the path, I tried to correct for that in the edit below. The blue sky was a bit oversaturated, I pulled that back some. The fence is made from the bamboo you see growing in the center. I have the blisters to show for the lashings holding it together :-). It is a bit busy. Thanks…[Read more]
My wife caught this little guy in a jelly jar, for me to photograph. She was trying to be helpful, I was trying to sleep. Oh well, I gave him a drop of honey to sip on while I got setup on the dining room table. I cut a firebrush blossom from the vine he had been feeding on and propped it up in a soldering vise. I use an LED light ring and ISO…[Read more]
Jay Ward replied to the topic Heron landing. Canon 7d2 100-400 lens at 400mm F7.1 Iso800 in the forum The Shark Tank 8 months ago
There is still some sharpness to be had with a little post processing. Here’s a screencap of the original, sharpened.
Jay Ward replied to the topic Weekend Photography Challenge #420 Break the Rule of Thirds! in the forum Weekend Photography Challenge 10 months ago
I liked this shot initially, but the longer I look at it, the more I think it needs help. Level the backgound? Rotate the watch? I don’t know. Thoughts? 10 shot stack, 1/60 f5.6 ISO 100 Nikkor 40 Micro.
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