Jump to content


Half moon and Orion

Recommended Posts

Finally after weeks of it being overcast, had some clear sky last night, so I took a few shots of the half moon and Orion. Just some quick single shots as its still bitterly cold and I've got a bit of the flu, so wasn't feeling up to sitting outside and getting a lot of frames. As always, feedback and tips/suggestions are welcome and appreciated. 


Half Moon - Canon 60D, 200mm focal length, ISO 400, F35, 1.6 second exposure, RAW processed in Photoshop. 

I'm pleased with the contrast in this image, although I was hoping for a bit more detail, and its a touch soft. I think I was just slightly out of focus.


Orion - Canon 60D, I don't remember the exact focal length I set my lens to, somewhere between 80-100mm. ISO 400, F5.6, 2 second exposure.

RAW Processed in Photoshop, used Content Aware to remove the corner of my house that was sticking up in the bottom left. 

Pleased with how this one turned out, decent amount of stars visible considering I took this in the middle of suburban light pollution hell. Can even see the little smudge of M42 underneath the belt. 


Link to comment
Share on other sites


This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.