DS Porter

DS Porter

Lives in United States PDX, OR, United States
Works as a Teacher
Joined on May 19, 2008

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  • I was out there for about an hour before I got it. The robin kept bouncing around from branch to branch and finally landed there. I snapped three shots before it flew off again. Thanks for the ...
  • Created discussions Red-tailed Hawks and Robins
    I captured these images using a Celestron telescope and a Canon 70D that I was getting setup in my backyard for some astrophotography. I noticed these Red-tailed Hawks in a tree about 80 yards ...
  • Created discussions 2.1.14 Moon
    Had about 10 minutes to get everything setup in time to capture this tonight. I made some adjustments to the exposure and removed the color in Lightroom, but it's uncropped. Really enjoying ...
  • Thank you for all of the advice and suggestions. I'll give them a try and see what I come up with.
  • You are right. I tried it last night without the barlow lens and wasn't able to obtain focus. This is what the moon looks like through the LiveView function of my camera when attached to the ...
  • Thank you for the kind comments. The scope came with the CG-4 Equatorial mount. It seems perfect for the 120. I also ordered the dual axis motor drive, but it hasn't arrived yet. I'm hoping for ...
  • Created discussions First attempt at Jupiter
    This is my second attempt at astrophotography and my first with Jupiter. This was a single image (still haven't figured out the whole stacking software yet) taken with a Canon 70D and Celestron ...
  • Thank you. I didn't realize I could remove the barlow lens from the adapter until just now. :) Oops. That'll remove the 2x magnification. Now I just need to wait for another clear night (hopefully ...
  • Created discussions T-Adapter/Barlow Lens Question
    Hi, everyone. I'm new to the astrophotography forum so please forgive my lack of knowledge with what I'm about to ask. I recently purchased my first telescope over the holidays (Celestron ...
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