Jump to content
  • Join the online East Midlands astronomy club today!

    With active forums, two dark sites and a knowledgeable membership, East Midlands Stargazers has something for everyone.

EMS Image of the Year 2016


philjay
 Share

Recommended Posts

Excellent stuff Derek. A lot of things had to come together perfectly to get that, including the clouds not being around during that very short time window you had. You planned well and executed it all with great precision.  :respect:

 

Well chosen Phil. :thumbsup:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks for the write up Phil, really appreciated.

 

Also congratulations goes to Steve and Derek, Steve has been producing some belting imagines as of late, keep it up and I'm enjoying looking at what Derek has managed to capture, all fantastic stuff!

 

:thumbsup:

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

excellent job Derek, and well done to all the other participants and thier excellent images, everyone is worthy of a mention as it wasnt that long ago that taking pictures like these were for professionals with big budgets and loads of equipment.

i think we get complacent now days when we see so many excellent images and videos of amazing things, so keep up the good work.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

On 30/01/2017 at 19:55, philjay said:

Picture of the Year 2016

Well it's that time of year to announce the POTY for 2016. This is the judges favourite from the POTM entries for the past year and by heck theres been some good stuff entered. Keep it coming folks.

I'm not going to link to all the monthly winners here as that would be a pain to read, besides its already been done so I'm just going to announce it and link to teh winning image.

 

Having said that, it wasn't easy.

There were 2 images that said it all to me and they were:-

 

 Ibbos  Sol action from March.

https://www.eastmidlandsstargazers.org.uk/topic/11525-sol-7-3-2016-ha-a-bit-of-prom-action/

Why? Well I am a bit of a solar imager myself and can not only appreciate the work thats gone into this image but the detail, colour, texture and the stuff thats going on that Steve has captured just make it a WOW image.

 

Orion

Dereks image of the Near Earth Asteroid passing by Polaris

https://www.flickr.com/photos/eastkeswick/30099530823/

Why? This is Astronomy and it's great to see.  I can appreciate the research that went into finding out the when's ,  where's and times to capture this object and then the work involved in setting up and capturing it.

Great work Derek

 

So my ultimate vote seeing as I must choose one isssss.............................................................................................................

Derek for some true Astronomy well done and keep them coming

Oh my gosh. This came as an unexpected surprise.  I am humbled.  I'd like to thank Phil for doing this, and to everyone for the nice comments.  I appreciated this very much.  It helps me to gain confidence and inspires me to continue imaging the sky.  I would also like to say well done to Steve too. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.