Moonstruck

My Sore Feet

Yesterday, our photography club had a workshop on Astrophotography … quite an interesting topic, really – and one that’s not as easy at it appears to be. Apparently you have to take about a gazillion and a half things into consideration when taking photos of celestial bodies. There’s the wind, clouds, minute vibrations … whew! But the information Peter (the speaker) imparted was great. He made us understand the nuances of astrophotography and, after the lecture, allowed us to have a look through his refractive (?) telescope (I was able to see Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, the Jewel Box, Orion’s Nebula and of course, the moon!) and helped us (me and other workshop attendees) take a few photos.

I took a photo of the milky way (wasn’t too great, there were clouds coming in and the image showed a bit of noise pollution from the lights coming from the city) and…

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