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    Anyone planning on shooting the Lunar Eclipse? (16 May 2022)

    Not from Sicily but it will make it visible for a few seconds longer. So it makes sense to check.:D
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    Anyone planning on shooting the Lunar Eclipse? (16 May 2022)

    I've had some fairly extreme focal lengths available for decades - I think I got my first 500mm (a cheap f8 mirror lens) back in the late eighties, when everything I shot was FF, and have used that or similar (longer or faster mirrors & a few refractors) lenses on both MFT & APSC as well since...
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    Anyone planning on shooting the Lunar Eclipse? (16 May 2022)

    The timings here are fairly similar, and I've got to drive across the country tomorrow, so I wont. I did shoot the end of the total lunar eclipse back in 2015, my results weren't up to much. I hope to do a better job sometime, but it wouldn't be with the moon so low in tky. As regards to tips...
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    Classic GP by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr
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    Show ships - vessels - boats - yachts - submarines - whatever ...

    Here's a somewhat more static vessel - which missed it's chance on the 'related' thread MRI adventure by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr
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    Borne of the Acquisitions thread, "I have my Dad's (Mom's, Uncle's, Grandpa's, etc.) Camera Gear"

    My dad gave me my first real camera (a Pentax ME for my 21st) & I guess the simpler camera models before hand. But I don't think of those as inheritance, just birthday presents. He had studied at art school & worked most of his life as an art director & sometimes worked as his own photographer...
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    IMGP0721 small by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr NB the Helter Skelter & foreground are on Clacton's pier :)
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    Had to look hard for that one, it's almost lost in the haze :)
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    Show ships - vessels - boats - yachts - submarines - whatever ...

    Could do with some space to move into, but I'll share it anyway: hydroplane 2 by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr
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    sml P1300444 by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr
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    Docklands by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr
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    What's that? by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr
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    MTB102 by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr
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    Another feline stare with shallow DOF: DOF exercise by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr
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    kittens at 12 hours by Mike Kanssen, on Flickr
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