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Aurora and a few random shots
« on: November 02, 2017, 07:07:27 AM »
I have managed to see and capture the aurora twice this season so far. The 2nd time wasn't very good but the first was a fairly decent show for central Scotland. All shot with the A7rii and Zeiss Loxia 21mm.







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Re: Aurora and a few random shots
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2017, 07:10:43 AM »
A couple from the Ptarmigan/ Grouse hut up on Urlar moor in Perthshire


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Re: Aurora and a few random shots
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2017, 03:17:20 PM »
These could and SHOULD be published Chris....
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Re: Aurora and a few random shots
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2017, 05:16:23 PM »
Agree with above.
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Re: Aurora and a few random shots
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2017, 05:41:01 PM »
Your too kind. One day i'll get further than a few pics posted on social meadia and forums etc

I am enjoying the direction my photography has been going lately and i think it's getting close to the style of work I want to be producing. I'm also enjoying shooting with the Loxia and being slightly less wide angle than what i'd been shooting in the past is possibly helping that. It's angle of view is a little more natural and it's effect on skewing perspective is a lot less than 16mm which is what i normally shoot at.
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Re: Aurora and a few random shots
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2017, 11:39:15 AM »
My favourites are the first and last of the second set.

I find the standard exposure (rather than long exposure) version of the shot of the Ptarmigan/ Grouse hut up on Urlar moor in Perthshire has much more 'character' in the clouds.

I'm glad to hear you are enjoying the direction your photography is taking - I'm finding that currently I have far too little time to devote to actually going out and taking shots - and while I continue to learn new things from the various forums (and from looking at and analysing the many great shots others post here), I do feel this is definitely slowing my progress.
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Re: Aurora and a few random shots
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2017, 02:01:43 PM »
Faldrax, i'd not been able to get out much over the past few months either but i had/ have a distinct idea in my head how i want to progress and thankfully i have been able to convert that into something near where i want to be. I do wish i could spend a lot more time doing this however.

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Re: Aurora and a few random shots
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2017, 07:34:36 PM »
Loch Ard sunrise for me Chris.  I really like the grouse hut too but too much black sky for me taking away the attention from the main feature of the haut and foreground.....john
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Re: Aurora and a few random shots
« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2017, 07:33:31 AM »
Last ne from first set the stone at the frond is too big and make the picture heavier at the frond. Maybe if you were using 24-35mm wouldn't appear the stone too big and heavy

Second set first two are my favorite but would like the bottom of the picture with just less about to put the house in the rule of third.

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