Challenge of Challenges 2009

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Welcome to the 2009 'Challenge of Challenges.' This challenge has been compiled from all the year's challenge-winning entries to help select the Picture of the Year. If you've been as impressed as we have by the quality of submissions and the imagination of the challenge hosts, make sure you show it by voting and helping to choose 2009's best challenge-winning image.
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Colour Moon
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55th place
Variable mineral composition of the moon leads to tiny colour differences. "Noisefree" white balanced moon shots with increased saturation show: Dark blue: Metal rich (Ti, Fe) basalts Dark magenta: Metal poor basalts Light yellow/orange: Continental highlands, basin ejecta White long stripes, white or light blue patches: recent impact ejecta Production: 16x CR2(saturation max) -> 16bitTiff->32bit PS->Shift Combine->Ligths/Shadow adj., strong sat. lift->16bitPS->Lab (ab smooth)->jpg (crop,resize
This entry was originally submitted to the The Shadow Knows challenge.
Submitted: Thursday, 25th June, 2009 06:23 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 2nd April, 2009
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/25 sec
Aperture: F0
ISO: 400
Notes: 16 pictures, original 0.36“ / pixel scale, custom white balanced on moon
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