A Little Starlight

Tonight, I decided to give it a go – a little astrophotography.

Auto focus off, image stabilisation off, manual mode on, aperture to biggest (4), shutter 30 seconds, self-timer to 2 seconds, point at the Southern Cross, try to focus, zoom to try to frame shot, re-focus, push shutter release, and wait!

After reducing the shutter speed a little, and a few tries I ended up with this

The Southern Cross

The Southern Cross

I am quite happy with the clouds and trees – add a bit of interest – and reasonably happy with result.

I am encouraged to start planning a trip a little further out of the city to get less light pollution (and maybe with a much less full moon).

Do you like the result?

Live, laugh, love.

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