Friday, September 30, 2011

Island of Elba by photos: The Sun like a star - Burning sunset

The Sun, like a star.

Yes, I know, the Sun is a star :-) It's just one of the 2–4×1011 stars existing in our galaxy, which is only one of the 1.7 × 1011 estimated existing galaxies... wow, these figures always amaze me :-)
Anyway, in the post title I'm referring to the shape you can attain when shotting the sun at 70mm and  f 36, like in the shot above. It may be a bit exaggerated, but sometime I love to close the iris down to f 36 to shape the points of light like a star :-)

The Sun, blowing your monitor :-)

Of course, you can also shot the sun at 70mm and f 8, to attain a globular burning ball of fire that seem to blow your monitor :-) (no, it won't blow your monitor for real... :-))