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Meteor Over Indiana

Time exposure, lens: Pentax 24 f2.8 @ f4......Comments?...


Johnny Santoso , September 07, 2005; 01:57 P.M.

Great Moment

Never thought someone can freeze this very rare moment... Congrats.

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Sara Pettersson , September 07, 2005; 01:59 P.M.

Good captured, but not a very good picture. Too dark, to small.

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Jim Kerr , September 07, 2005; 02:11 P.M.

Johnny, Well this is the only one that I've ever got in the past 35 years of not real serious trying, maybe a hundred wasted negatives....Jim

Jim Kerr , September 07, 2005; 02:22 P.M.

Hi Sara, Well I've learned something today: In doing a fairly thin Meteor negative, scanning the original negative is the worst way to do it. It would have been much better to make a regular old fashioned print, then scanned that. Will do that later. Thanks for the visit.....Jim

Ben Anderson , February 26, 2006; 03:41 A.M.

Jim, I know how fleeting these moments are even when there is no camera involved, many times I've pointed a meteor out to my wife only for her to say 'where', I'm amazed that you caught this on film (and exposed it correctly!) - well done.

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Jim Kerr , February 26, 2006; 01:17 P.M.

Hi Ben, This is practically the only meteor shot I've ever been able to get that was much good, although I've tried many nights for a number of years. And this was with a 24mm lens. Haven't done a regular wet print of it yet, need to though.....Jim

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