Contains:  Extremely wide field
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Dragon's Breath, 


            Gilbert Ikezaki

Dragon's Breath

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 16mm f/2.0

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: MeFoto Globetrotter

Software: Digital Photo Professional  ·  HDRsoft Photomatix Pro 5

Accessory: FotoTech Timer Shutter Release Remote Control

Dates:June 16, 2017

Frames:One Shot Color: 1x15" ISO3200 bin 1x1

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 60.23%

Basic astrometry details job: 1651970

Resolution: 1824x1216

Data source: Traveller


When doing extremely wide field of the sky with a close Earth bound subject I still have not decided where it is best to focus. In this photo of the sea dragon, I have focused on the dragon, and the stars are a bit out of focus. In recent photos I have posted on AstroBin, I focused on the star field. I tend to feel that focusing on the foreground is the most aesthetically pleasing, but of course this is an astronomy site, so maybe this audience prefers the focus on the stars.

Galleta Meadows Estates in Borrego Springs, California, USA.
Canon 60Da with Rokinon 16mm f/2.0: FL 16mm, f/2 @ 15s ISO3200.



Dragon's Breath, 


            Gilbert Ikezaki