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Ever since I understood what a screen saver is, and the benefits of having one, I have been on a mission to use the best possible photography on mine. At first it was just some stock photos that came with the computer, but early on I discovered Webshots, and I have been hooked ever since. […]

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Who found some time this evening as the Harvest Moon rose over the Peconic Bay? This photographer did, but was disapponted that the sky still had too much haze to capture the moon just rising over the horizon. No worries. Photography is about improvising, so I worked with what I had. The thing to remember […]

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Shooting the Moon

March 19, 2011

As an one-time avid player of the card game Hearts, I was lucky to shoot the moon rather often. However, once I began seriously aiming for the real moon in my photographic pursuits, I found the task a bit more challenging. Today was another attempt, since this full moon-on March 19, 2011, is a super […]

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Capturing images in the dark can be a tricky, requiring very slow shutter speeds and a bit of trial an error. However, shooting a full moon is as easy as snapping any image in the light of the midday sun. Just use the sunny 16 rule-set your aperture (f-stop) to 16 and your shutter speed […]

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