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Stary, Stary Night
03-DEC-2007 Traveller

Stary, Stary Night

I may re-shoot this. It was cold, (to me), in the 30's, and I didn't tripod the image...I'm curious myself what f18 would look like. Maybe tonight.

Canon EOS 350D
1/10s f/8.0 at 17.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Canon DSLR Challenge11-Dec-2007 00:47
Beautiful capture of those spidery lights, even without the tripod. --mlynn
Canon DSLR Challenge05-Dec-2007 17:08
Good tip, Bob. Thanks. ~Lydia
Vikas Malhotra05-Dec-2007 11:23
WOW this one is stunning too Trav.....
Canon DSLR Challenge05-Dec-2007 05:10
Thanks, Bob, but the sad thing was that I had a tripod in my car. I always have a tripod, everywhere I go...airline security sometimes get a little put out about I have it.

In this instance I was just too lazy to walk back to my car to get it. I also had the additional problem of my sister talking to me on the cell phone at the same time...well, when your siblings call you have to talk to I was talking and shooting at the same time. (hee, hee, hee)

Best Wishes, Traveller
Canon DSLR Challenge05-Dec-2007 01:49
Hey.. that is a steady hand you got there Mista? Nice capture and very effective composition.

I made myself a 'sand bag' using some 'hobby shop bag of fine plastic beads' and sewed up a felt-type material cover (to keep the beads in and make it robust but soft and not abrasive to the camera) Beats a tripod most times... easy to carry, you can plonk it onto most surfaces and nestle the camera into it.

I use the top of a post, the side of a tree etc. and it usually works well. Mine is about 7" X 7" X about 2" thick and loosely filled so you can shift the beads around to form a 'ramp' to mould into the camera/lens shape as required.

When I'm not using it it helps 'pad' the camera in the camera bag.... best accessory you can have for under $10.

~ Regards Melbob
jnconradie04-Dec-2007 23:02
Totally splendid! Well seen.. and well captured. Compliments!
Canon DSLR Challenge04-Dec-2007 15:15
Funky and cool. Reminds me of a lit octopus. ~Lydia