Going Against the Grain

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Going against the grain
When we were at the VLA(Very Large Array) the other day, the moon was very bright and it worked as if we would have attempted to “light paint” the antenna. There were 40 folks on the field trip and all shooting with the moon at their backs. I went against the grain and conventional wisdom, and shot towards the moon, even including it in my frame. I thought it worked out very well personally!
Tamron SP 15-30mm Di VC USD lens on a Nikon D-800, Manual Mode, f5.6, 30 second exposure, ISO 3200, Sirui R4214X tripod and K40X ballhead, Peak Design Slide, Lowepro Flipside 500AW photo backpack, processed in Lightroom CC.

5 Responses to “Going Against the Grain”

  1. Worked well?!? I’d say so. In our three trips to NM, Mark and I have yet to make it there…next trip for sure!

  2. Mikki Root Dillon Says:

    Gorgeous, David! Glad you went against the grain!!

  3. lilybug1960 Says:

    It is such a cool place.

  4. I love these satellite shots!

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