November 14, 2016

Super Moon 2016

I was ready for the super moon of 2016 last evening.  Camera settings checked and tripod set up.
I got a few lovely shots as the moon was first rising then as its color faded I got a few more shots.  When I was ready to go to work this morning I stepped outside and the moon was even more beautiful!  I snatched the camera and no tripod because Mr Moon was descending quickly.  As it was going down behind the leaf barren trees I snapped away.  I felt I missed the shots but upon uploading my pictures I realized the trees gave it character all its own!
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Last evening - Nov 13
The moon was rising and growing bigger!

Last evening  - Nov 13
As it lost its orange glow the moon was still visibly larger than usual.


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12 comments:

  1. Magnificent beautiful moon photography ~ one of nature's gems ~ thanks!


    Wishing you a peaceful week ~ ^_^

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  2. People keep posting lots of supermoon shots since last night, and the shot from my hoya friend in Sweden almost just like yours is the best. I missed it as ours is too cloudy, only got a few glimpses. I hoped to get the morning moon, woke up at 4am, yet our skies are even more cloudy, so no way!

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  3. Imaginative capture here Holly.

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  4. Beautiful! My moon was short lived and swallowed up in clouds.

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  5. When I went to bed it was windy, rainy and overcast. I woke up before dawn and saw the full moon hanging over the ocean, reflecting on the water. It was beautiful. - Margy

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