Archive for the Sony A7III Category

Taos Canyon Hummingbirds

Posted in Sony A7III on May 1, 2020 by budbranch

4,000-8,000th of a second – these are some of the best from 320 frames, all shot off a tripod.  Everything is severely cropped-in for detail (see below).


Closeup: old mandolin string

Posted in Flash, Macro, Sony A7III on March 25, 2020 by budbranch

Taos Canyon, Bright Moonlight

Posted in Sony A7III, Wide Angle on March 12, 2020 by budbranch

Kind of striking, how the snow lights up the far canyon wall.  Note Orion, the  Pleiades, and Canis Major.

Super Moon

Posted in Available Light, Handheld, Sony A7III on March 9, 2020 by budbranch

Obligatory  Moon  photo!

1/1,000sec, f/4.0, ISO800 200mm


Abiquiu Lake After Sundown

Posted in Astrophotography, Composite, Sony A7III, Wide Angle on November 22, 2019 by budbranch

 

 

A composite of 50+ 25sec exposures stacked.  14mm lens distorts what is nearly circular motion around the Pole star.

Mercury transiting the Sun 11-11-19

Posted in Astrophotography, Solar, Sony A7III on November 11, 2019 by budbranch

Not to be seen again from North America until 2032, planet Mercury is passing between Earth and the Sun this morning – see the tiny black spot above and right of center?  Not a naked-eye event!  A filter is required to stop  potentially harmful solar radiation, (note my setup).

70-200mm @ 200, f/13 ISO 200, 1/8,000th sec w/solar filter

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