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Old 19-06-2019, 06:13 PM
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Death of Opportunity - shortlisted APY2019

Alright I'm pretty happy - my compilation image from last year's Mars season has been shortlisted for the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019!

It was a collection of images covering the dust storm and the opposition season, and farewell to the intrepid Oppy rover. Though not all the images are my sharpest (seeing was horrible from late June to mid-August), the story ended up nicely. The shortlist was released yesterday. Note my image isn't in the brief gallery available at the site just now. But I'm looking forward to September's judging!
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Lovely compilation.
Best of luck in the competition.

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Brilliant.
Enjoyed them very much when you first posted them. Breathtaking.

Hope you win

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Old 20-06-2019, 02:48 PM
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Andy,
Fine display of the transitioning phases of Mars, this set despite the less than perfect weather conditions on Mars, has proven to be a success. You deserve the accolade I wish you all the luck in the judging. Either way a great achievement.
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I like that composition. I can see why they shortlisted the image. Well done. Typically in years gone by images that are in the gallery are not winners, occasionally though this is the case. Having won a few awards there I remember this being the case.
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Thanks everyone!

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I like that composition. I can see why they shortlisted the image. Well done. Typically in years gone by images that are in the gallery are not winners, occasionally though this is the case. Having won a few awards there I remember this being the case.
Thanks Paul - we'll see if that's the case this year . I'll be very happy whatever the result, it's well beyond my expectations to get this far.
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Alright I'm pretty happy - my compilation image from last year's Mars season has been shortlisted for the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019!

It was a collection of images covering the dust storm and the opposition season, and farewell to the intrepid Oppy rover. Though not all the images are my sharpest (seeing was horrible from late June to mid-August), the story ended up nicely. The shortlist was released yesterday. Note my image isn't in the brief gallery available at the site just now. But I'm looking forward to September's judging!
Well Done !
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Congratulations Andy. Great images and composition.
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