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Day 298

Heading for Moonset. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 210

Looking South over the tank farm, Great Falls and the almost full moon. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 210

The start of a short fisheye kick… The Big Dipper over Blackeagle, from above Giant Springs, level. The Big Dipper over Blackeagle, from above Giant Springs, tilted. The Big Dipper over Blackeagle, from above Giant Springs, “daylight”. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 209

I went out looking for the northern Lights last night, a bit after midnight (I am writing this on the 25th of July).  Not much to see…lots of dust on the northern horizon nd the almost full moon lit it all up.  So I tried my EF-M 55-200mm on the moon.  Click on it a […]

Day 134

Now one edited from the RAW file… ~Curtis in /\/\ontana! {!-{>

Day 133, part 2

These are the same photos as below, but I enhanced them a bit in the daylight, versus editing them at 3am… *** *** ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 133

Walter, Ken, Doug and I went out to shoot the Milky Way. Shot with my 6.5mm Meike Fisheye! A seven photo panorama on my 12mm Rokinon f2.0 lens!  A little Northern Light action, too. Click on it a couple of times to see it largest; BACK to return here. The Whole Arch! ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! […]

Day 055

We went whale watching again today.  Some good sightings, but nothing too spectacular.  More on that later.  The Moon was out!  And it is Full Moon the day after we leave.  This morning WAY too early there was a nice view of the Moon over the Hawaiian waters, but scaffolding got in the way…so here […]

Day 048

I woke up early (still on Mountain Standard Time!) and saw the Big Dipper by a palm tree… Click on them a couple of times to see them full sized! * ** *** ** ~Curtis in the early hours, on Maui! {!-{>

Day 031

The clouds parted for the Lunar Eclipse! * * * Then the clouds came back. * * * * Then they left again.  Sort of. * *   ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>