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When I can't sleep I will head outside and get a shot or 2 of the moon. Not all work sadly but I think this one has.
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Jeff A

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I agree, great shot but, I have question. I shot the moon for the first time myself this week. We even used the same lens. So tell me, why is YOUR moon white and MY moon is orange? A newbie wants to know.

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Aussie

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Thanks so much Dschuffert I appreciate it a lot.
Jeff I am not one to ask this as I am Mr Basic as anything. I don't understand a lot about the workings and stuff.
But this isn't what you want to hear.
The only thing I can think of is that you could have some sort of UV filter on your lens .
This is the only thing I can think of as I have looked at both our settings which are not that far from each other.
And I use my camera to shot the moon without changing anything from the way I shoot throughout the day.
I have heard some change up some setting's for night use but I leave mine as is for everything .
And only move the Shutter speed and ISO from time to time.
I hope this can help. But I do hope some one with more tech can give you a better answer.
 

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.... So tell me, why is YOUR moon white and MY moon is orange? A newbie wants to know.
Jeff, our moon was outsourced to be made in China to keep costs down :confused: and therefore is not quite as pristine as the Australian moon. The Aussies made their moon from more pure lunar dust.
Actually I think it's because the sun is mostly shining on the side opposite of what we are seeing in the U.S. thus not nearly as bright (white).
 
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Jeff, our moon was outsourced to be made in China to keep costs down :confused: and therefore is not quite as pristine as the Australian moon. The Aussies made their moon from more pure lunar dust.
Actually I think it's because the sun is mostly shining on the side opposite of what we are seeing in the U.S. thus not nearly as bright (white).
Why am I just finding this out now? Thanks Mike!
 

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