Age : 39
Location : England
Registration date : 2012-08-03
|Subject: Mars fail Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:39 am|| |
So, I was outside smoking at 2am tonight, and although the wind was up very high again making it a fairly unpleasant experience, the night was very bright. I was picking out a couple of things to try to get shots of (night time long exposure shots for starfields is something I've been interested in for a while but I have yet to get good results) and I saw that Mars was out, so I figured I'd try my luck on it. The only problem was I was taking pictures freehand, and night time shots generally need long exposure. No problem I thought, I'll just lie on this bench, wedge my elbow between the bench and the wall so it cant move, support it with my other hand, stop breathing while I take the shot ect... the result? Scroll down.
Fail. Utter fail. I'd have sworn I was keeping totally still, just goes to show... bring a damn tripod!
Location : Ireland
Registration date : 2012-07-14
|Subject: Re: Mars fail Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:09 am|| |
I don't think you have a future as a sniper........
Age : 54
Location : Clover, SC
Registration date : 2010-08-12
|Subject: Re: Mars fail Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:31 am|| |
still an interesting pic!
Location : Pittsburgh, PA
Registration date : 2010-10-02
|Subject: Re: Mars fail Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:09 am|| |
An interesting take on "shutter speed" -shudder...
Age : 47
Location : Park Hills, MO
Registration date : 2011-01-19
|Subject: Re: Mars fail Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:22 am|| |
Doesn't Mars always look like that?
It happens, Buddy. A tripod is an absolute must for situations like that.
Location : Indianapolis, Indiana
Registration date : 2007-12-28
|Subject: Re: Mars fail Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:15 pm|| |
That Mars...what a planet, huh
Location : Reno, NV
Registration date : 2011-09-18
|Subject: Re: Mars fail Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:41 pm|| |
- Aristokles wrote:
- An interesting take on "shutter speed" -shudder...
Ha! Eight seconds wide-open by hand? Why not?
Rob, only after about half a bottle of scotch does Mars look consistently that good...
Location : Mexico City
Registration date : 2009-08-24
|Subject: Re: Mars fail Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:55 pm|| |
Looks lik a microscopic image of the Ebola virus.....
|Subject: Re: Mars fail Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:18 pm|| |
Go home Mars, you're drunk.
Age : 54
Location : Alberta
Registration date : 2012-05-15
Location : fly over country
Registration date : 2012-10-23
|Subject: Re: Mars fail Fri Mar 01, 2013 2:42 pm|| |
You just have to learn how to stop your heart from beating Grasshopper! (g)