Posted by Bron (Canberra, Australia) on 29 August 2007 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.
The lunar eclipse
Panasonic DMC-FZ30 1/125 second F/3.7 ISO 200 420 mm (35mm equiv.)
Too clever - absolutely wonderful!
29 Aug 2007 5:21am
@Sidonie: Thanks Sidonie - I did another version which was slightly better but couldn't upload it - I think the site was down ?? not sure. Anyhow thanks so much for visiting from Sydney!!
Sidonie is right.
29 Aug 2007 5:28am
@Michael Rawluk: Thanks Michael!
WOW Bron!! Fantastic work on this photo! I really REALLY like it! Fantastic pp on it....
29 Aug 2007 5:32am
@Lost Valley: Thanks Lost Valley - you're very kind!
Awesome job Bron! I'm in Vic and unfortunately it was too cloudy here for us to see the whole event. My sister rang from New South and was describing it for me! LOL Tis OK though, we saw the last one and we'll see the next one! ;)
29 Aug 2007 5:56am
@Organic Mum: I'm sorry about those pesky clouds OM!! I'd never seen a full eclipse before and was MIGHTILY impressed!! As you say - it's your turn next!!
29 Aug 2007 7:01am
@Saed: Thanks Saed!
Very nice. Being in the southern hemisphere had its advantages.
29 Aug 2007 7:16am
@Aaron Schmidt: Thanks Aaron - are you up north now?
Very motivating... I will have to dig out my moon shots which I did last year when I was in UK.
29 Aug 2007 7:40am
@Babul Bhatt: I'd love to see those Babul!! Thanks.
MAGIC ! , I tried was too late for the red glow, too much cloud here. Thanks
29 Aug 2007 8:12am
@acheyJ: A pleasure to share them with you achey!
Wow! Bron this is Absolutely fantastic!!!!
29 Aug 2007 8:58am
@MaryB: Thaks Mary!!!:))
WOW! I am so glad you captured that...it's Fabulous! Thank you so much :)
29 Aug 2007 10:55am
@Lorraine: It looked absolutely wonderful Lorraine - made me wish I had a telescope but even binoculars were pretty cool!
29 Aug 2007 11:38am
@DaveB: Thanks so much Dave
Wow, very well captured and a big compliment for the
presentation! We couldn't see it over here ...:(
29 Aug 2007 12:12pm
@Monique: Aw - I'm sorry you couldn't see it - I'm glad you enjoyed my version though Monique!
First class capture, and very original approach. Most captivating, Bron!
29 Aug 2007 3:23pm
@Rebecca: Delighted you like it Rebecca!!
Very cool and creative.
29 Aug 2007 4:13pm
@Amir: Thanks Amir It was great fun to do!
29 Aug 2007 4:14pm
@Johnny Soedomo: Thanks Johnny!
Great captures of the moon!
29 Aug 2007 4:32pm
@Rabbit: Thanks for visiting Rabbit!
HOLY ****!! Spectacular job Bron!!! How'd you do that? I am in awe and bow to your ability!!!
29 Aug 2007 4:56pm
@amy: Wow! Love your enthusiasm amy!! It's my first try at layers! I have Photoshop Elements No1. It's simple to use and basic - much easier than other PS programs but has everything I need at the moment.
I created a separate layer for each moon picture then sized and copied each image. I swapped to the move tool so when I pasted in the moons they were able to be moved. Then I arranged them in chronological order. I tried to do an arc like the rising of the moon but the moons would have had to have been too small so the circle was a compromise. I flattened the image, then did dodge and burn to blend the dark backgrounds! That's it!! cheers Bron
29 Aug 2007 5:42pm
@badala: Thanks you badala!
Interesting serie, very nice composed :)
29 Aug 2007 5:48pm
@jump: I'm very glad that you like it jump! I'll come around and see people's blogs soon - I'm very busy helping to curate a couple of art exhibitions but should have time soon!
Sorry Bron! I just rememberd I've yet to send you that email!
29 Aug 2007 10:23pm
@MaryB: Thanks Mary - anytime - my trip to adelaide ate up my lens money so back to the piggy bank I go! (I'll enjoy researching what you send me tho'!!)
hey Bron--when was this going on??--other side of the world and we get no news--nightmare pal--great idea and composition--billy
29 Aug 2007 11:57pm
@bronzebilly u.k.: 2 nites ago billy It was all happening downunder moonwise - sorry you upontops didn't get to see it this time - it's probably your turn next :)))
Thanks Bron for that info!! You did an absolutely terrific job!! I had looked to see if you had layered these shots but couldn't see any aberrations ..... that's a seamless job you did.
30 Aug 2007 2:35am
@amy: Thanks amy!!
Nice job Bron! It's a great idea to put them all in one picture. It's magical and beautiful.
30 Aug 2007 3:26am
@Forough: Thanks Forough - we all need magic sometimes!! :)
Wow so cool I'm so bummed I missed it! it was a perfect night here too ! amazing shot!
30 Aug 2007 5:01am
@Amanda: What a shame Amanda - it was indeed cool! Next time..... :)
Cool, Bron, extremely cool!
1 Sep 2007 1:50pm
@Markus: I"m really glad you like it Markus - take care! I'll drop in when I get back...
20 Mar 2012 6:05pm
Nice series, and good use of layers.
4 Apr 2012 1:00am
Thanks Wendy and Dang
4 Apr 2012 5:52am
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