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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Moon Over Tennessee
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2011 07:25:02 +0100
References: <127BF34AF3734E88874C6F00D7636DF5@jimnichols>

Well done, Jim! I saw the same moon while driving home from work in early 
evening yesterday, but it was too high over the horizon to make it an 
interesting photo (I am usually more interested in pictures where stuff on 
the ground is also included).


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain


On Mar 19, 2011, at 4:25 AM, Jim Nichols wrote:

> Bob Adler mentioned Thursday that the moonrise can be seen around sundown 
> in California on March 19th, so I started looking here.  In the East, it 
> rises too early in the day to make a useful photo.  I noticed tonight that 
> it was approaching an overhead position and I had a clear shot, though 
> there was a slight haze around the moon.  Not trusting the weather 
> forecast, I decided to do my thing tonight.
> After trying several tripod shots that were disappointing, I decided to go 
> to the old standard approach, which Tina Manley mentioned sometime back.  
> Camera on Manual, ISO 200, Sunny 16 exposure, manually supported, but 
> leaning against a wall.  I gave up trying to manually focus, and set the 
> scale at infinity.  This was the best of five shots.
> E-510 with Leica Telyt-R 250/4
> Comments and critiques welcomed.
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
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