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Vote for your favorite entry!
Poll ended at Fri Nov 22, 2013 8:41 am
Bob Andersson 43%  43%  [ 9 ]
Chopper 10%  10%  [ 2 ]
mikeroch 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Savlet 14%  14%  [ 3 ]
dubaiphil 24%  24%  [ 5 ]
daisy 10%  10%  [ 2 ]
Coxy 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Total votes : 21
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:03 am 
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Please vote for your favorite entry!

Hi folks, and welcome to October's assignment. The theme for this month is "Long exposure". ("Long" here is relative: it might be 10 seconds for landscapes, 1/8 of a second for street photography, etc. Just pick a shot that had a slower shutter speed than what you might normally shoot with.) In case you haven't joined our community but would like to showcase your work then why not Register now. It's free and we'd love to see what you can do.

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1. You can only submit one picture, and it should be no longer than 1024 pixels on it's longest side.
2. The picture must be taken anytime in the last six months.
3. Exercise good judgement about what is appropriate on our forum (see our Forum Rules for more information).
4. Please include a sentence or two describing your picture or the process of taking it, and share some technical info such as the camera, lens, settings and processing.
5. If you have any questions, comments or pictures older than six months, please post them in the October Comments and Questions thread.
6. Submissions will close at midnight GMT on October 31st 2013, after which you can vote for your favorite entry. Good luck!

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 11:58 am 
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Sorry folks, I couldn't resist it! Does 27 hours and 10 minutes qualify?

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      NGC7822

If you want to see a 2048x2048 pixel version then please click here.

TEC 140 with an FLI ML16803 camera and Astrodon filters (3nm for the narrowband work)
8 x 1500 secs Ha, 18 x 1500 secs for each of OIII, NII and SII, 8 x 200 secs for each of R, G and B.
Image processed in PI and PS.

There's a little more about the image over in this thread. This is by far the most exposure time I've devoted to an astro-photograph to date. So long, in fact, that I'm almost loath to try a repeat on something else given the unreliability of the British weather. :(

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:53 pm 
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Holt Point Pano by Chopper267, on Flickr

66 seconds, f7.1, ISO 160, PP LR5

Cropped to pano and brushed some exposure onto the jetty only.

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 Post subject: it's GRIM up North!
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Tuesday found me in Inverness, capital of Highland Scotland .... and what a grim, grey, damp, cold, windy, forbidding place it was too that day .... just the job for long exposure photos! Taken through glass from the 1st floor of a shopping mall, the traffic describes a sort of 'S' shape as it passes through this busy corner. Three buses and a couple of cars cooperated in just one of the several frames I shot.

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Pentax K20D ISO100, 12 stops of ND filters, 4 seconds @ f.16. on tripod. Lighting dull, flat and dim!
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Not as spectacular as those already posted, but I achieved my aim of getting the movement of the second hand.

Taken with my Kenko extension tubes; birthday present courtesy of hubby ;)

Lumix GX1, 29mm, f6.3, 6secs, ISO 200 with 10mm extension tube.

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I'll squeak in at the end of the month then:

A long shutter to capture the movement of the shoppers and contrast with the motionless stare of the stall keeper

1/13th second, 35mm, f16, ISO800

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 Post subject: River in spate
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I tried to get the stillness of the river bank and the trees to contrast with the speed of the water rushing past.

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Canon EOS350D with 18-55mm kit lens on tripod ISO100, neutral density filter, 1/2 second at f.11
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Just after sunset on a Winter's evening in Melbourne. I love the red line going through in the lower third. this is actually the Port light on a boat travelling through the 30 second exposure.

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IMG_1315 by peterlcox16, on Flickr

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November 1st - Time is up! Please vote for your favorite entry above.

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November 22nd - The poll is now closed! Congratulations to Bob for winning this assignment, a well-deserved win Bob!

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