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My puny efforts pale in to insignificance with the fab images already posted i'm afraid! :blush:


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This was my setup for the moon pics, The camera is a lowly Nikon D-40, The 500mm lens is a 42mm thread so I bought an adaptor and can't use it on auto mode as a result, There's a 2x multiplier fitted in the pic, Pretty sure I didn't have it fitted for the moonshots..



I tried shooting up our road at the houses at the top of the street, First with the stock 18-55mm DX lens then with the old long un..




I bought an Orion 8" reflector to have a go at astrophotography, The bought the adaptors but never got around to actually having a go!, It's languishing in the loft now :(





I have to say that as i've aged, My eyesight is worsening, I really struggle to focus the camera manually and have to take loads of shots whilst gradually turning the focus ring, It's hit and miss and don't always get the money shot! :sadwalk:



John :thumbsup:

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