Yikes, it looks like my last post was way back at the end of November. Sorry about that.
This is day 3. And, the second day of attempts to get a super shot of the sun rising over (nearly) Mauna Kea. I'm using The Photographer's Ephemeris [ Site for The Photographer's Ephemeris ] to find decent locations and times of sunrise. Yesterday's attempts were poor, a learning experience.
Today is very windy. When I set up my carbon fibre tripod, the wind blew it over. Luckily, the camera and big lens was still in the car trunk, so no damage. I took a series of shots, and will show you a selection. They were shot in RAW mode and processed in a fine program called DxO
[ DxO 10 ] applying a bit more exposure, while watching the histogram carefully. Only the centre of the sun's disc is blown out... .
I would have preferred a few more clouds to obscure the sun a bit. But, this is the best we can do now. I will try to get up early again for the next few days and see what happens.
Here we go:
And that's all for now.