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  • for me, I quite like taking a few pictures of the Milky Way now and again whilst out camping in the hills, it's super dark out there so I use that to my advantage. When meteor showers present ...
  • I didn't know there was a whole world dedicated to capturing these :-O
  • Yep, I've already named it 'Izzy', the Iridium Flare :-D
  • I'm not going to venture out tonight, I hope you have some luck if you end up having a look out. Last night was only the second time I'd attempted meteors, I'll keep a look out for the next decent ...
  • yes that pesky moon came up to spoil the show, glad you got some though. I suppose it isn't a wasted trip as you get to see a damn good show, even if you only get few on camera, or non at all in ...
  • I wish 2016 hadn't been cloudy, I hear that was a good year for the Perseids. Yes I've been looking through your flickr album, there are some super images in there :-)
  • thanks for the additional advice Roger
  • haha I'm glad, I'd have been a little red faced as I'd told a few friends about that one at the time. But Roger has now helped me distinguish between a satellite flare, I'd never heard of them ...
  • excellent advice there Jack, thanks. Yes the timelapse app is a funny one, you have to go into it and then press the menu button... but there's no prompt for the menu button. If you use the ...
  • thanks for the advice Roger. I used to have the Samyang 24mm F1.4 but passed that on to a friend in favour of the 14mm. With those two it's a little of six and two threes as to the balance between ...
  • cheers Jack, I'd set the whole thing up with the sony timelapse app as I've used it before to capture a beautiful Milky Way timelapse, albeit a very short one. As for focus, I'm a bit OCD on this ...
  • I meant to say, I had the RX100 pointed towards the MW as a tester for it's first night time shoot, and I had the A7 pointed at Ursa Major as that was where I was seeing the bulk of the meteors
  • Created discussion thread Meteor exposure time
    hello all So I was out last night attempting to capture the Perseids and ended up scratching my head at the disappointing results, even though I'd seen meteors within the cameras field of view. I'm ...
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