Super Wolf Blood Moon!

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I'm not thrilled with this one. It seems sorta soft. Could have been thin clouds at our location, or condensation on the lens.

Ignore the EXIF data, which I didn't mess with, since I was on a tripod.

Shot with an Olympus OM Zuiko 500mm ƒ/8 Reflex lens on a Metabones Speedbooster Ultra, for an effective 350mm ƒ/5.6. I got this one shot before my battery died!
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My little baby moon
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Em5II Lumix 12-60mm F3.5-5.6. Had some slight cloud cover in Central Minnesota but got a few before the lens frosted over.
 

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Here is my best from tonight, taken with the 40-150mm f2.8 +1.4x tc.
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And here is my best blood moon photo from 9-27-15, taken with an old Tamron 60-300 manual focus lens.
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I had a really fun time doing this... makes me want to get out and give regular old astrophotography a go. As mentioned in another thread, two things I learned are: 1) 150mm isn't nearly long enough for the image I had in my mind and 2) stars & the moon move a lot faster in the night sky than I thought. I was, however, super impressed by the G9's ability to actually focus on the moon.

Here's my series, all shot with G9, Oly 40-150, on a tripod (had to do lots of cropping/rearranging to get the moon in the same spot of each imge):
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One thing that surprised me was how fast the stars move.You can see by the streaks,which would make focus blur. I shot at ISO 400,but could have gone higher. At total eclipse the moon was right over head and was hard to acquire. In the dark it was tough to adjust camera and handle things. Spectacular sight.Once in a lifetime.
 

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Blood Moon Over Pahoa Town . . .
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Wow! Some great images shared!

I caught a 30 minute break in the clouds last night to get some shots. I rarely point my camera up to the sky so this was a new experience for me and I am sure I goofed some of the settings. That said, this was a great event to see and may have sparked an interest in playing around more at night.

This was a stacked mean of 5 images taken with my G85 + 100-300 @ 300mm f5.6 1/2s iso3200. Had trouble with auto alignment of the layers so this was manually aligned to the best of my ability which may contribute to some softness. I'd be happy to hear suggestions on how to align layers more effectively and any other suggestions for kind of shooting.

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I have four shots from tonight that I like. Taken with a GX8 and a few different lenses.

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Panasonic 100-300mm. Not sure if I lost sharpness due to shutter or perhaps a bit of haze from a warm lens in the cold.
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Samyang 12mm F2.0

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Samyang 7.5mm

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The Samyang 12mm F2.0, still my absolute favorite lens to use at night. It seems to just capture so much more subtle color than the others.

I tried lots of settings for my Panasonic 25mm F1.7, but none quite worked like the others.
 

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Since I couldn't get a clean shot through the clouds, I went and added some flare in Luminar :rofl:
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G9 and 100-300 ii

Edit: My image file got corrupted? I've never seen that, weird. Replaced.
 
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I missed half of the eclipse because of the damn English weather.
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It was like this from 1:30 AM when I got there till 5 AM when it started clearing up.

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With Olympus E-M5 Mark II and 50-200mm Mark I

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With Olympus E-M1 Mark I and a Chinese 420-800mm f 8.3-16. No the sharpest lens by any stretch of the imagination but the softness was because of the thick clouds darkening the moon and it was so cold water started condensing on my lenses and cameras all night.

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This is why most of my images look blurry, lenses fogged up. Olympus E-M1 Mark I and 50-200mm Mark I.


I had ice forming on the tripods as well.
 

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Clearly I should have gone to bed not watched the moon...
 

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Here’s earlier in the night.

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And here’s the blood moon. Lots of light pollution from the city but I kind of like it in this shot.

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And somehow the meta data is reversed on these. ‍♂
 
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My humble offerings from the G80 + Oly 75-300 II. At moonrise and for a couple of hours after, we had total cloud cover and I figured we were going to miss the show. I checked back right after the eclipse started, and the moon was shining brightly through breaks in the clouds. By the peak of the eclipse, we were totally clear.

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Me too, me too.... :biggrin:

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Nothing special, and yet I don't think I've ever worked so hard for a photo: these are 12 shots, imported into gimp as layers and manually aligned, each layer exported separately and then combined via ImageMagick in the resulting turd.

Good thing these eclipses only come every few years, by then I will be once again giddy and eager to waste time! :laugh1:
 

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Sadly I had only the Lumix LX100M2 with me.
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