Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/03/19

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Moon Over Tennessee
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2011 11:44:59 -0500
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Thanks, Tina.  Actually, I had to increase the exposure a stop in RAW 
processing.  Sunny 11 might be closer.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tina Manley" <images at>
To: "Leica Users Group" <lug at>
Sent: Saturday, March 19, 2011 10:30 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] IMG: Moon Over Tennessee

> That is gorgeous!  I'm glad sunny 16 worked for you!  I'll try it tonight 
> if
> the clouds don't roll in.
> Tina
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 11:25 PM, Jim Nichols 
> <jhnichols at>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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