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Hello, been a while since my last journo.
I learned some pretty neat stuff over the last week, a technique called reverse lens for taking closeup pictures. Been trying out some shots, and it just amazes me how much detail you can get with this. Should be posting some pictures soon and hopefully I might make a tutorial, specifically with some relevance to my D90 since most of the tutorials I read dealt with Canon Rebel cams. Each time I have a trial of taking pics, I learn something new and I get closer and closer, but now I think I've maxed out. Really fun stuff to experiment with! All you guys with SLRs should give it a try.
Secondly, I ha
So school's over, and I'm leaving Dubai to head out to Purdue University. Probably the only few things I'll miss about the place are the beaches, shwarmas, and the 4 a.m. prayers. I definitely won't miss the heat and humidity which drapes my lenses in dew! :@
Anyway, thanks to my readership at UniverseToday.com, I came across Citizen Sky, a big endeavor to study the approximately 2-year eclipse (which begins this August) of the variable star Epsilon Aurigae.
This hunk of fiery stellar gas, with its irregular variability, is a big mystery apparently, and since eclipses happen every 27 years or so, observational data trickles in at a very sl