Super Moon

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    We were lucky to have the chance to go camping the weekend of the Super Moon; and what a Super Moon it was. You could literally read a book that evening in the moonlight.

    Went to the Boy Scouts Outdoor Recreational Center (BSORC); just 15 minutes from home as part of another Indian Tribes (Nation) campout. Was (as always in SoCal) *perfect* weather and the Moon was truly spectacular.

    This is the first pic I'm posting with my new camera: the SONY NEX-7. Seems I'm not the only one to have come to a similar conclusion as to this being a potentially great camera (when looking at the specs), as I've seen many great reviews in the field on this camera.

    While its not exactly the best HDR/wide-angle camera out there, it does have 24MP going for it, and will eventually get the glass to go wide-angle in the style I like. While I love my LX5, its starting to show it's age and I decided a few weeks back to upgrade to another quasi-point-n-shoot and the NEX-7 more than fits the bill. Though I wouldn't consider it a pocket camera, nor dSLR; its unique in that its a hybrid in-between the two domains.

    Internal HDR shot (yes, Sony NEX-7 does HDR!) taken of the Super Moon at our campground in the Irvine Regional Park.

    Irvine, California.

    pangzihu, thomas23, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. /\ltus 35 months ago | reply

      A shot facing in the opposite direction, but this time non-HDR, and in high-ISO:

      Irvine Regional Park

    2. ABUELA PINOCHO  35 months ago | reply

      Buenas nocturnas !

    3. cheater5 35 months ago | reply

      Looks like a great facility for the boys. Not like scouting in the old days.

    4. shutterbroke 35 months ago | reply

      Fine scene over there my friend. What's the exif data for that non HDR shot? Was that a Pentax?

    5. S.Encinas  35 months ago | reply

      Una perfecta composición !!!

    6. ..jolli...... 35 months ago | reply

      Beautiful, as usual Altus...thank you for the information about this camera. I think I might look into it, sounds like the features I have been looking for.
      Did I ever tell you how glad I am to have found you on Flickr...???...of course I have. You are such a great guide, in all areas of being a photographer and an artist...thank you!

    7. -TommyTsutsui- [nextBlessing] 35 months ago | reply

      Great scene and excellent shot!

    8. Walimai.photo 35 months ago | reply

      I'm still with my LX5.... and I guess that if I consider to grow up... I'll go for a dSLR and leaving the LX5 as a great everyday camera...
      Anyway... impressive results.

    9. /\ltus 35 months ago | reply

      Thanks y'all!

      @cheater5 - Yeper, not like the old days at all. They even had *heated* showers there!

      @shutterbroke - The ISO on the second shot posted in the comments was 6,400.

      @jolli - Most, most kind words from you as always!

      @walimai - LX5 is still a great camera, I was just ready for an excuse to buy a new one! ;-)

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