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The western sky looked really cool this evening so I tried to capture it with the good camera. I even dragged out the tripod for the occasion. This shot is from the second group. The first batch were shot at ISO 400. Oleg mentioned a while back that image quality is better with the camera set at the lower ISO so I thought I'd give it a try. It seems to have helped. This is from the JPEG version because I still don't have any editing software that can work with RAW images. As you can see in the enlarged version, I was fighting a high haze that could hardly be seen with the naked eye. That thing that looks like a scratch underlining Orion and disappearing into our
Canon Rebel XT, Canon 18~55mm at 18mm, 30 seconds at F5.6, ISO 100
The camera was mounted on a Slick Master Series tripod.
The only post processing (in Microsoft Photo Editor) was to increase the gamma slightly.