Twilight in the mountains

Photo Name: Twilight in the mountains

Caption: I took this photo when I camped overnight near First Peak, Seymour Mountain in the Canadian region of British Columbia: twilight, mountains, plants, moonlight and Venus. I don’t really remember why I set the ISO to just 100 but the photo turned up nice after some basic tuning.

Properties: Nikon D5200 f/5.6 ISO-100 20 sec 38mm crop.

Date & Location: 2018 Jun 20, British Columbia, Canada.

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Himalaya Night Sky

Photo Name: Himalaya Night Sky

Caption: I took this photo from the last village before Everest Base Camp – Gorak Shep. Since photography was not the focus of the trip, I didn’t have a tripod with me so I placed the camera on the stone wall nearby. I also entered the long exposure shot later, thus creating a ghostly figure effect. Left to right: Khumbutse, Changtse, Everest Westshoulder, Everest (the top in the background), Nuptse. 

Properties: Nikon D5200 f/3.5 ISO-6400 30sec 18mm crop.

Date & Location: 2016 Nov 07,Nepal, Gorak Shep.

 

Alterations: Contrast, noise, sharpness, watermark.

Photo tag: Everest, Himalayas, Nepal, Khumbu Valley, Gorak Shep, Himalaya night sky.

Also on: www.astroclubul.ro.


Photo Name: Pumori Night Sky

Caption: I took this photo from the last village before Everest Base Camp. Pumori (7.161m) mountain photographed with long exposure from near Gorak Shep.

Properties: Nikon D5200 f/3.5 ISO-3200 20 sec 18mm crop.

Date & Location: 2016 Nov 07,Nepal, Gorak Shep.

 

Alterations: Contrast, noise, sharpness, watermark.

Photo tag: Everest, Himalayas, Nepal, Khumbu Valley, Gorak Shep, Pumori night sky.

Comana Star Party 2 – Milky way

Photo Name: Comana Star Party 2 – Milky way

Caption: This photo was taken during a star party organized by the Bucharest Astroclub.

Properties: Nikon D5200 f/3.5 ISO-3200 15sec 18mm crop.

Date & Location: 2015 Iunie 14, Comana, Romania.

Alterations: tuning.

Photo tag: star party, Astroclubul Bucuresti, Bucharest astroclub, night sky.

Also on: www.astroclubul.ro.

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Comana, 2017 July 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 July 22, Tyulenovo, Bulgaria

Canary Islands – La Palma stellar observatories – May 2015 (1)

Photo Name: Sunrise above the sea of clouds near Isaac Newton Telescope

Caption: I took this photo with the Isaac Newton Telescope Canary Islands – La Palma and the sunrise over the sea of clouds behind it.

Properties: Nikon D5200 f/5.6 ISO200 1/125 sec 18mm crop.

Date & Location: 2015 May 18, La Palma, Canary Islands.

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Canary Islands, La Palma – Astrophotography – May 2015

Photo Name: Sunset above the sea of clouds near Isaac Newton Telescope

Caption: I took this photo from near the Isaac Newton Telescope with other facilities from the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, Canary Islands – La Palma.

Properties: Nikon D5200 f/3.5 ISO-3200 10 sec 18mm crop.

Date & Location: 2015 May 18, La Palma, Canary Islands.

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Canary Islands – La Palma stellar observatories – May 2014

Photo Names: Canary Islands – La Palma stellar observatories – May 2014  (photo set)

Caption: I took this photo with th stellar observatories in La Palma during my first trip there, in 2014. In the images you can see the Gran Telescopio de Canarias – GTC (the silvery one, starting with the 4th photo). The diameter of the primary mirror is almost 11 metres, the cupola is 33 metres. The other telescope is the Mercator, near Isaac Newton Telescope (INT of the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes).

Properties: Nikon D5200 f/8 ISO100 1/125 sec 24mm crop. (first photo, see photo names for the other).

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