Kowhai moon (astronomy trees nighttime ). Photo by Happysnappy
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Kowhai moon

Uploaded by: Happysnappy

Sunday January 27, 2013

Palmerston North, New Zealand

Caption: I was shooting this from a distance, trying to get some foliage in the foreground. I had no idea what tree it was and was delighted to get such a clear image of the kowhai seed pods and leaves.

Image Description:

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 180.00

y-Resolution: 180.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

YCbCr Positioning: co-sited

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/200 sec.

FNumber: f/5.8

ISO Speed Ratings: 250

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Compressed Bits per Pixel: 3.00

Shutter speed: 7.66 EV (APEX: 14, 1/201 sec.)

Aperture: 5.06 EV (f/5.8)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 5.06 EV (f/5.8)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 150.5 mm

User Comment:

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 2816

PixelYDimension: 2112

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 28852.46

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 28852.46

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

File Source: DSC

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Manual white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 2.50

Scene Capture Type: Standard

InteroperabilityIndex: R98

InteroperabilityVersion: 0100

RelatedImageWidth: 2816

RelatedImageLength: 2112

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11. lorik
1:56 PM GMT on February 17, 2013
LOVE it!!Congrats on the AC 10++++!!:-)
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10. trailhiker44
5:23 AM GMT on February 05, 2013
Terrific shot !
Love the silhouette of the seed pods reaching into the gorgeous moon !
CONGRATULATIONS on this excellent AC !!!
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9. Doesiedoats
1:42 AM GMT on February 02, 2013
Sorry I missed this one earlier. It is
a dandy silhouette shot with the moon
as backing. Nicely done!

Congratulations on your AC.
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8. nanapoo
2:33 AM GMT on January 30, 2013
Beautiful image! AC Congrats! Thanks for posting from your part of the world!
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7. Wanda1948
8:12 PM GMT on January 29, 2013
Very beautiful composition! Congratulations!
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6. Kennebunker
10:53 AM GMT on January 29, 2013
Delightful image - love the golden glow behind this graceful silhouette. Kudos, and AC congratulations to you!
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5. Happysnappy
4:23 AM GMT on January 29, 2013
Thanks everyone. :-) My delight has grown even more.
Here is a link to see what the seed pods look like in daylight: http://www.naturespic.com/i/41602FP00_w.jpg
By the way, "kowhai" (cor fye) is the Maori word for "yellow," which the blossoms on this tree are when they flower.
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4. emixam101
3:57 AM GMT on January 29, 2013
Congratulations on the AC :)
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3. YouKnowWho
3:52 AM GMT on January 29, 2013
Nicely done!
AC congrats!
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2. gusbuster
3:42 AM GMT on January 29, 2013
I always love it when i back into perfection Nice composition, keep backing up. LOL I Like
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1. docshovel39
3:21 AM GMT on January 29, 2013
TERRIFIC shot ! Congrats on the AC - 10+
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About Happysnappy


* * * NEWSFLASH * * *I DID IT!! I am now the proud owner of a Canon SX40 and am thoroughly enjoying discovering it's features, especially the greater zoom capacity! I grew up in New Plymouth, New Zealand, but have lived the past almost two decades in Palmerston North, where I sign for Deaf students.I am a "just for fun" photographer who enjoys getting out and appreciating nature in all it's different seasons and beauty. I feel God has given me an eye to appreciate His work around us.I really enjoy having a place like Wunderground to share my love of nature shots and to enjoy all of your fantastic shots as well.You can be sure, if I'm going away anywhere, my camera will be in my bag somewhere!

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