Friday, February 3, 2017

Best Swedish astronomy picture of the year 2016

It is with great pleasure that I can announce that my photo of the full moon rising above the mountains in Jämtland, Sweden, won first price as best Swedish astronomy picture of the year 2016. The contest is organized by the Swedish astronomy magazine Populär Astronomi.

The photo was taken on the 16th of August last year. It was taken near the small village Handöl in Jämtland. It was a calm and warm late summer evening and I had planed to take photos of the full moon rise. Just after the top of the moon was above the horizon I saw that it would touch this beautiful mountain formation an re-positioned myself to have the moon touching the mountain top in a way that it looked like it was about to roll down the hill.

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1 comment:

  1. I do not know, I do not know .... Uhmmm
    There is something very strange in this photograph; In everything in general
    I sound like montage
    And I did not think you were going to do these montages, just to win a contest.
    Let's see:
    . The moon is very focused. Right
    The mountain on which the moon runs. Defocused
    . And the nearby hills are focused
    .The depth of field does not match the image

    I have my suspicions and doubts.
    You could clarify all this or I think you will never have credibility


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