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Old 19-09-2011, 03:50 PM
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Article: How to Create a Colour Saturated Moon Photo

Hi all

I've written an article detailing How to Create a Colour Saturated Moon Photo. I hope it inspires you to give it a go.

You can read the article in the IceInSpace Projects page, or directly by clicking on the link below:

How to Create a Colour Saturated Moon Photo

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Old 19-09-2011, 04:47 PM
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I was going to ask a silly question until I realised you said moon and not mono
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Great image Mike, a saturated Moon is always nice. And thanks for the article, as far as I recall it's essentially how I did my coloured Moon image as well. Maybe it's time for another...
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I'm trying to have a go at this Mike.
Took the Raw images, but when i convert them to TIFF i get and error with Registax 5.1 that there is not enough memory.
What Bit were your TIFFS 8 or 16 ?

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How many files are you trying to import into Registax?

I used 16 bit TIFF's.

How much RAM does your computer have?

Try converting to jpeg and see if that works. Not ideal, but it might start ruling some things in or out.
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I tried everything from 3-50 Tiffs
8 Bit Files around 50 mb each
16 Bit Files around 100mb each
and even Jpegs at 3 Mb each

3 GB of Ram, running Windows 7

Tried Registax 3 , 5.1 and 6

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Old 12-10-2011, 06:22 AM
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That's strange. Try a few 800x600 jpegs. Do you still have the problem then?

My 16 bit TIF's are about 57mb each.
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I tried some Jpegs this morning after a computer restart, worked fine.
So I'll try the Tiffs again tonight after another restart and see how we go. Could just be my memory was full

Thanks for the help Mike

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Tiffs didn't work again, just said i was out of memory
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DIYPhotography have featured my article on their site:

How to Create a Colour Saturated Moon Photo.

I've only just discovered DIYPhotography site - it's got some great stuff on there. Worth checking out.
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Coloured Moon

Must try some the these ideas on my moon shots - Great article.
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Moon in colour

Here is my humble attempt.

Using my LX90 8" ACF with a Lepus 0.62x focal reducer. Using the Canon 1100D at prime focus, I captured images at ISO 100 and 1-125s. The best 27 were selected with Regisrax. Post-processing done in Photoshop.
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Excellent result Stacy! Well done!
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