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16 Dec 2020 05:07

wow that is amazing, Mid, that looks like a very wide lens....was that 180 degrees from left to right?
 
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16 Dec 2020 05:18

A-L-E-X wrote:
Source of the post was that 180 degrees from left to right?

360x180 degrees, equirectangular projection, so you see the entire sky.  The other two have about 200 degrees horizontally.

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16 Dec 2020 07:03

Those are the same cameras you told me about, Mid, the one you use for your meteor network?  Excellent image quality!

That snowstorm I told you about is going to begin in a few hours and last two days.  I've been trying to get my cameras ready both for stills and video to capture this rare pre-Christmas event.
 
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16 Dec 2020 11:58

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Source of the post the one you use for your meteor network

Yes, these are for the meteor network, and anything else that might happen in the sky.  Four 5 megapixel cameras cover the entire sky.
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06 Jan 2021 05:22

Yesterday's timelapse from one of our meteor stations in the forests north of Oslo.  Winter has come with lots of snow and temperatures around -10C.

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08 Feb 2021 05:53

midtskogen wrote:
Yesterday's timelapse from one of our meteor stations in the forests north of Oslo.  Winter has come with lots of snow and temperatures around -10C.


Watched the video 5 times. The play of light and glare soothes and bewitches. And while the whole earth is covered in snow. Just like a picture from a fairy tale. Upload more of these videos - time-lapses are always very interesting to watch.
 
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09 Feb 2021 01:43

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Watched the video 5 times. The play of light and glare soothes and bewitches. And while the whole earth is covered in snow. Just like a picture from a fairy tale. Upload more of these videos - time-lapses are always very interesting to watch.

Glad you liked it.  Here's another one that I made a few years ago.  Maybe I've posted it before, though.
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17 Feb 2021 11:59

I've been working on spaceships lately but I'm not very satisfied with the result.  Especially the biggest one, looks kinda "fat" and "flat"... Unfortunately I can't change proportions because I already made the interiors and the cutscenes inside (?)

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Any suggestion?
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19 Mar 2021 22:30

Some nice bird watching today. In addition to the usual eagles, harriers, and herons, there were a pair of short-eared owls skimming about.

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21 Mar 2021 01:14

Wow Wat how do you get bird in flight shots?  I usually focus on a favorite perch or feeder and take pictures as they take off and land.
 
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21 Mar 2021 04:32

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Source of the post Wow Wat how do you get bird in flight shots?

Skagit Valley to the south of me is full of marshes and farmland which make for a bird-watchers' paradise. It's not hard to get good shots out there, and it's common to see a lot of other bird watchers as well, often with very impressive equipment. I just use my old DSLR and telephoto lens, sometimes using autofocus and sometimes manually.
 
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21 Mar 2021 06:57

Watsisname wrote:
A-L-E-X wrote:
Source of the post Wow Wat how do you get bird in flight shots?

Skagit Valley to the south of me is full of marshes and farmland which make for a bird-watchers' paradise. It's not hard to get good shots out there, and it's common to see a lot of other bird watchers as well, often with very impressive equipment. I just use my old DSLR and telephoto lens, sometimes using autofocus and sometimes manually.

wow sounds like a place I'd want to see.... was that with a 300mm lens?
 
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22 Mar 2021 05:19

Yea, sound realy nice :D Maybe in one time and i will go there,

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