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Greg Bishop
Los Alamitos, California, United States
07:10 pm

Equipment Details:

Nikon Coolpix P510 (43X / 1000mm digital telephoto) on a tripod.

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Image Details:

I was setting-up to photograph the Venus-Pleiades conjunction; since that took more effort than photographing the moon, I 'shot the moon' first. The image is at maximum telephoto for this amazing camera, and could even be used without a tripod. But I like having every advantage, so used the tripod. I shot aperture priority, automatic focus, and used the camera's 10-second shutter release timer to eliminate any shaking. The exposure speed was 1/500th.