blog:photography:night:2021_09_18

Mainly clear skies; very light cloud cover but a significant amount of moonlight (2 days away from Harvest Moon). Some clearer images from this night, including very bright images of Altair, Vega and Deneb just above the tree-tops in the garden.

Gear:

  • Canon EOS 200D
  • Tokina AT-X Pro SD 11-16mm f/2.8 (IF) DX
  • Tripod

Weather:

  • Clear

Location:

  • Garden

Software

  • Rawtherapee - RAW file importing, optical correction & image processing
  • GIMP - RAW/TIF to JPEG, cropping

Unaltered JPEG images (embedded in RAW originals) on the right, processed images from the RAW files on the left.

Looking West/South-West, Altair visible between the tops of the top branches of the two central trees. F/2.8, 11mm, ISO400, 20s exposure, RAW+JPEG shooting:

Fig. 1: Processed from RAW with optical corrections applied Fig. 2: Unprocessed JPEG

Over-head shot of Altair, Vega and Deneb. F/2.8, 11mm, ISO800, 20s exposure, RAW+JPEG shooting:

Fig. 1: Processed from RAW with optical corrections applied Fig. 2: Unprocessed JPEG

Looking West/South-West, another image of the Summer Triangle, a little less light pollution this time. F/2.8, 11mm, ISO800, 20s exposure, RAW+JPEG shooting:

Fig. 1: Processed from RAW with optical corrections applied Fig. 2: Unprocessed JPEG

Looking back east at other constellations. F/2.8, 11mm, ISO800, 20s exposure, RAW+JPEG shooting:

Fig. 1: Processed from RAW with optical corrections applied Fig. 2: Unprocessed JPEG

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