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      07-23-2013, 08:59 PM   #2465
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First post here and first try of the moon. I'm not a pro photographer, not even close

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^ nice pic. Welcome to the forums.

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First post here and first try of the moon. I'm not a pro photographer, not even close
Welcome. Nice attempt.

We all crop our moon shots and you'll want to add a good bit of Contrast in processing to make the features stand out. I also "cheat" by using 1,000mm lens before I crop even more:



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^ nice pic. Welcome to the forums.

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Welcome. Nice attempt.

We all crop our moon shots and you'll want to add a good bit of Contrast in processing to make the features stand out. I also "cheat" by using 1,000mm lens before I crop even more:
Thanks guys,
I am from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
Wow 1000mm lens. Now thats what I call moon / crop
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One of the last shots I took with my 70-300L before trading it in. From my hotel room in Boston on July 14th. Shot with the Kenko 1.4x TC.

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I am from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
Wow 1000mm lens. Now thats what I call moon / crop
I get to 1,000mm by adding a 2.0x teleconverter to my 500mm lens. I highly recommend teleconverters to extend the "reach" of your lens. Be aware that many cameras will not AF at 2.0x, but most can handle a 1.4x TC.

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I get to 1,000mm by adding a 2.0x teleconverter to my 500mm lens. I highly recommend teleconverters to extend the "reach" of your lens. Be aware that many cameras will not AF at 2.0x, but most can handle a 1.4x TC.

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Hehe and here i am thinking 1000mm lens man thats a monster
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Nice shot and nice car. I have to say you made a good choice

I carry a can of Off spray in my gear bag because of the mosquitoes in Florida, who are out in full force out west at the times I love to go shooting... And wear long sleeve. Got eaten alive a couple of times before I started carrying the Off spray everywhere.
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Nice shot and nice car. I have to say you made a good choice

I carry a can of Off spray in my gear bag because of the mosquitoes in Florida, who are out in full force out west at the times I love to go shooting... And wear long sleeve. Got eaten alive a couple of times before I started carrying the Off spray everywhere.
Thanks ddk, i love my x6, too bad i have to part with it.
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Just in, Induro featured me in an article about shooting the moon:

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Very cool shots and article Dave. Congrats!

Neat shot of the magnet Gary.
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Thanks ddk, i love my x6, too bad i have to part with it.
Sorry to hear.

I had to part with my first X6 and missed her for the entire 12 months before I got my second one.

Hopefully whatever you're getting in her place is a worthy replacement.
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That's awesome Dave, congrats!
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That's awesome Dave, congrats!
+1 Very cool.
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Congrats

gary nice shot.

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Sorry to hear.

I had to part with my first X6 and missed her for the entire 12 months before I got my second one.

Hopefully whatever you're getting in her place is a worthy replacement.
I'm 101% sure i'll miss it, but can't afford it no more.
Though i'm thinking of getting a few years old X6 in a couple of years again .
The only X6 in the town and territory
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