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ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

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OPTOLONG have offered a Broadband Filter L-Pro for our competition.

 

The photograph y ou forward to us must have been taken with just a DSLR and a DSLR lens.

 

NO SCOPES!!!

 

NO FILTERS!!!

 

Your image can be either tracked or taken on a tripod of a galaxy, nebula, comet any DSO that is possible with a DSLR and a lens  a Wide Field Image or an astrophotography landscape.

 

When entering the competition ( use form to the right), please be sure to let us know the manufacturer of your DSLR as OPTOLONG filters are designed to fit different DSLR's.

 

Here is a link with more information on the Broadband Filter L-Pro for you to take a look at. 

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All entries must be with us by the 1st of May 2017. A winner will be chosen by Optolong & the Amateur Astrophootgraphy Ezine ready for Mays issue which is published on the 9th of May 2017.

 

 

 

 

GOOD LUCK AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR ENTRIES......

ENTRIES

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Cheeeeese! Family portrait! A photo of the conjunction of last night between Moon and Jupiter[15/03/2017]. Five moons in a stroke: our Moon with Callisto, Europa, Ganimede and Io (Jupiter Moons). TECHNICAL DETAILS: The final photo is a stack of 8 different photos acquired with decreasing exposure time: from 0,8'' to 1/640''. Date: March 15 2017 Time: 03:34 am Location: Palermo Camera: Canon EOS 60D (unmodded) Shot: ISO800, no filters. Optics: Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 USM

 

Alessio Vaccaro

Palermo, Italy

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Canon 1100D Tamron 100-400mm

 

David Harvey

Dorset, UK

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Canon Rebel XS + Tokina 11-16mm f2.8. Single exposure @16mm,25sec, f2.8 and ISO 1600.

 

Kevin Bates

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Canon 6d Samyang 14mm f2.8

 

Dave Connolly

Ireland

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Canon 6d Samyang 14mm f2.8

 

Dave Connolly

Ireland

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Canon 6d Samyang 14mm f2.8

 

Dave Connolly

Ireland

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Canon 6d Samyang 14mm f2.8

 

Dave Connolly

Ireland

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Canon 6d Samyang 14mm f2.8

 

Dave Connolly

Ireland

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E0S 550 D, Obj d'origine 18/55

 

Druet Julin

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Cannon EOS 60Da Cannon EF 50mm F/1.8

 

Daniel Cameron

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Canon EOS 760D + Sigma 10-20mm

 

Hafsteinn Kroyer Eidsson

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Canon EOS 760D + Sigma 10-20mm

 

Hafsteinn Kroyer Eidsson

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Sony A7S + Rokinon 24mm f1.4

 

PAUL HEPNER

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CANON 450D, Nikkor Ai-S 180mm ED lens with Canon to Nikon Adaptor.

 

VIJAY KAPOOR

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Canon 450D 200 mm ef 2.8 at f 4

 

Mark Cullen

South Buckinghamshire

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Canon 60Dmod+Sigma 18-35mm, f1.8 40 shots panorama, each shot is tracked with Star adventurer, 60sec, ISO 1600, f2.8 each shot.

 

Ondrej Kralik

Fackov, Slovakia

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Canon 450D canon 200 mm EF 2.8 lens at f4 The great Nebula in Carina

 

Mark Cullen

Kalahari Desert, Botswana

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Canon 60Dmod+Canon 70-200mm,f4@ f5, ISO 6400, 200x50sec, tracked with HEQ5 mount Taken on 7.8.2016 in Slovakia

 

Ondrej Kralik

Vrchtepla, Slovakia

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Canon 450D canon ef200 mm f2.8 lens at f4 PacMan Nebula and alpha theta and eta Cassiopeia

 

Mark Cullen

South Buckinghamshire

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Canon 600D, Tamron 70 - 300

 

Amit Kocharekar

Mumbai, India

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Canon 450D canon 18-55 zoom lens Large Magellanic Cloud

 

Mark Cullen

Kalahari Desert, Botswana

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Canon 1100D (modified), Tamron 70-300mm Lens

 

Amit Kocharekar

Mumbai, India

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Canon EOS 760D + Sigma 10-20mm f/4.5

 

Hafsteinn Kroyer Eidsson

Garður, Reykjanes peninsula Iceland

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Nikon d800 sigma 15 mm fisheye

 

Charles lillo

US 27 in the Florida Everglades

 

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Canon 700D, Canon 50mm F1.8 lens

 

Peter Louer

Tenerife

 

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Canon EOS 6D Canon EF 200 mm f2.8 L Lens

 

Serkan Boydag

Düzce Turkey

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Canon EOS 6D Canon EF 200 mm f2.8 L Lens

 

Serkan Boydag

Düzce Turkey

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Canon 6D w/ Canon 50mm f/1.8 II

 

Noel Benadom

Chokoloskee Island, FL

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Canon 6D w/ Bower 24mm f/1.4. Tracked on iOptron SkyTracker. This is a panorama of about 6 shots of the core of the Milky Way.

 

Noel Benadom

Ochopee, FL

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Canon 6D w/ Bower 24mm f/1.4. This panorama was taken just as two major storm fronts were converging over West Virginia. Fireflies appear as yellow dots and streaks throughout the image.

 

Noel Benadom

Harman, WV

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Canon 6D w/ Bower 24mm f/1.4. The winter side of the Milky Way dips down to appear to pour the stars into the light dome from nearby Everglades City, FL.

 

Noel Benadom

Everglades City, FL

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Canon 6D w/ Bower 24mm f/1.4.

 

Noel Benadom

Everglades City, FL

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Nikon D750 Vivitar 13mm f/2.8 iOptron SkyTracker Single 4 minute exposure @ ISO 400

 

Joseph Gilker

Plevna, Ontario, Canada

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Canon 600D 10-20 lens

 

Shand Stewart

Loudoun Hill, Darvel, UK

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Nikon D800 70-200 zoom Nikkor

 

Charles Lillo

Davie, Florida

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About 30 minutes of integration with my 6D and a Sigma 70-210mm at f/4.5

 

Glen Howold

Weinolsheim, Germany

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Nikon D4s 80-400mm @ 400mm f7.1

 

Eelko Gielis

Teuge, The Netherlands

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About one hour of integration time with my Canon 6D and a Walimex 650mm

 

Glen Howold

Weinolsheim, Germany

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Lens Canon eos 18-55.f4. Dslr Canon EOS 550D.Tracked on ioptron star tracker pro. 2x30 second. DSS. Process on Coral paintshop 9.

 

Abbas jafri

Kerner Baluchistan Pakistan.

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