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Just A Phase by aquapell Just A Phase by aquapell
One of my best friends drop-shipped a Sigma 50-500mm with a 2X converter to me for testing.

Here's a test shot I emailed him.

I love this lens.

:)
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:iconrareflower3377:
rareflower3377 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011
Actually, THIS may be my favorite picture ever seen on DeviantArt. Jeez, I can't wait to check out the rest of your gallery. This stuff is utterly stunning in every way.
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ForeverUnseen Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011  Professional Photographer
love it
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:iconice-beat:
Ice-Beat Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
You've been featured here [link] :D
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QueenBotu Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2008
Would a phase by any other angle be as cool?! :XD:

Great shot!! :+fav:
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hecticbenk2 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2008
okay.gotta ask.how did you do that?
I mean that I don't know about cameras at all, but I've been trying to take a pic of the moon, but with no results.
What kind of camera has the incredible zoom?
Sorry to ask such an "amateur" question.
Curious!
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poetcrystaldawn Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2007  Professional Photographer
Excellent title!
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:iconlost-deviant:
Lost-Deviant Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm new to photography, but I found this a while ago, and it has really been a motivating factor for me. This is definitely a favorite for me.
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whitepumkinpatch Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2006
WOnderful shot!
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:iconraven-gazer:
Raven-Gazer Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2006
I love the moon...

I love this moon.
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:iconlion65:
Lion65 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2006
what a zoom!..
very impressive... :)

LION
:jester:
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:iconbiasasaja:
biasasaja Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2006
was it fully zoom so it would be 1000mm
O nice shot :D
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:iconceltic-warrior13:
Celtic-Warrior13 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2006
a shot fit for the moon goddess.....:clap:
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:iconvampyra15:
vampyra15 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
wow ur pics is unbelievable...... i love all of the flower n nature pics n this one too. i hope u dont mind me printing it out to sketch it n no im the kind of person who take other people work n say it mine, just wanted u to know. Keep up the good work man!!!!!!

--i'll b anything u want me to b,
just as long as i can stay with u--
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DeatH-OF-InnocencE Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2006
i really liked all of your stuff. it makes me happy. if i could i'd add all them to my favs but i cant but i picked a few.

good work i luv it
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ShylerShy Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
holy crap....that rox...alot

wow
thats so cool
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:iconbabes666:
Babes666 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2005
You've made my dream come true, ive always wanted a pic like this for my favourites!! Thank you! :D :hug:
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:iconazja-lunaris:
Azja-Lunaris Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2005
My favourite man :love: Prince on a white horse :love: Mr Moonlight :love:
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:iconquietshadow:
QuietShadow Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2005   Photographer
wow this is absolutely stunning. I love the moon it brings me comfort when nothing else can. :D
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exurosanctus Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2005
I would really like to use this picture for our first demo of our black metal band Exuro Sanctus. I already have our logo photoshoped into the left of the moon and would like to purchase the rights to use it that way. If you would like to see the picture, I can send you it. Just email me at westonmaddox@yahoo.com. I don't need any concrete prints, only the rights to the digital image to add our logo to it. Please let me know as soon as you can if this can be arranged. Thanks alot!

West
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GreenPants Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2005   Writer
Beautiful is the only word for it. :heart:
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fotonut Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2005   Interface Designer
Wow that is really amazing! I always try to take pictures of the moon and they never turn out....i geuss you need the right lens. Absolutely beautiful I love it.
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Cleo21 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
amazing:clap:
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:iconblackwolfdiamond:
blackwolfdiamond Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2005
Oh I love the moon!! Night is so much better than day(in my opinion, LOL)

Such a lovely picture!
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killersnowman Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
hmmm.... just looks like a regular moon shot to me, nothing spectacular. sry dude, how you got 268 faves with this i will never figure out
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erwanbreizh Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
Quite simply sublimates!
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:iconsofree:
sofree Featured By Owner May 31, 2005
I want a lens like that!!!
I love this photo, I love it, I love it!!! :D

:+fav:
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crypticFallon Featured By Owner May 27, 2005
Wow, beautiful! Hey, if you ever get time do you think you could give me some pointers on taking moon shots? I've tried, and the moon shows up as a really bright circle...that's it. I know my camera is capable of it, plus I have a telephoto lens...I just lack talent! :X
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aquapell Featured By Owner May 28, 2005
:lol: don't feel bad, I did the same thing by over exposing the shot and not keeping the camera solidly still during the shutter release. the trick is to underexpose the shot a bit and use the 'shutter up' mode on your camera if you have it. this causes the camera to move less while the shutter is opening and closing.

hopefully this has been helpful to you.
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poeticaesthetic Featured By Owner May 27, 2005
wow. awesome
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homygirl Featured By Owner May 23, 2005
wish I could live up there,seems like a beautiful place...


:hug:
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Azja-Lunaris Featured By Owner May 22, 2005
WOW !!! I love it <heart> Great photo :clap: greatings from Poland :)
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Dax48 Featured By Owner May 19, 2005
Very nice ! Did you shoot this one at 500mm ?

Maybe a bit of unsharp masking would yield a slightly crisper image.
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aquapell Featured By Owner May 19, 2005
no, my buddy came and picked that lens up right after i took the moon shot. this was shot with a sigma 24-70mm F2.8 macro.
i took your advice and sharpened it a bit. thanks!!
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dannyp5000 Featured By Owner May 17, 2005   Photographer
50-500!!! thats a sweet lense!
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:iconmidnightpredator:
MidnightPredator Featured By Owner May 16, 2005  Student
Wow... moon. It looks so amazing. Serene. Pretty... I love how clear everything is!
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:iconvirilator:
VirilatoR Featured By Owner May 16, 2005
Very nice lense/shot indee.
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YukaruYoshiiro Featured By Owner May 16, 2005
wow so beautiful =)

great shot =)
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lysticlon3r Featured By Owner May 11, 2005  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
classic, beautiful shot. nice title, too...Incubus song, intentional or not-either way, clever. :)
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hogwile Featured By Owner May 11, 2005  Student Artist
good stufff
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:iconhogwile:
hogwile Featured By Owner May 11, 2005  Student Artist
good stufff
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:iconmissjeni:
MissJeni Featured By Owner May 11, 2005   Photographer
What to say, I'm speechless. This is just awesome, fav
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miss-sakamoto Featured By Owner May 7, 2005
i love this lens also *drools with envy*

oh, yeah. lovely picture. i like coloring and shadowing.
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:iconfrostypeanut:
Frostypeanut Featured By Owner May 6, 2005
JOYGASM! I have this sick fetish for the moon. This piece is truly gorgeous! I love it!
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:iconart-addiction:
art-addiction Featured By Owner May 6, 2005
Holy crap! That lens rocks, totally!

Awesome details...wowa.
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:iconerockza:
erockza Featured By Owner May 6, 2005   Photographer
Oh i love it, i could of sworn that was taken from space... makes me wanna own a camera like that :P
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ChaoseVIIn Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
Heh, clever title :)
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:iconliveasyouwill:
liveasyouwill Featured By Owner May 5, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing detail, NICE friend of yours! you sure owe them big!
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:iconaireansa:
Aireansa Featured By Owner May 5, 2005  Hobbyist Writer
Wow.. soo pretty. :)
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graytest Featured By Owner May 5, 2005
Wow. That's really cool. Wish I had a lens like that.
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chilledsashel Featured By Owner May 4, 2005
I can see why u love that lens, that is an awesome image of the moon!
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