Big Red Ass Moon!


Well, here’s my shot of the big ol’ moon from last night. I couldn’t believe how many people tripped down to the beach to shoot this. To be honest, I struggled with the settings and for the life of me couldn’t get a really sharp shot. I think it comes down to the cheap kit lens I’m using. Oh well. Another issue was composition. I felt that if I shot the moon all by itself you wouldn’t have anything to compare it to, in order to get a better sense of scale. That’s why I set up behind the guy watching from the rocks on the shoreline. I sort of envied him, since he seemed to be there just to watch it and take it in. My, I was too busy playing with controls, trying to focus and get a good shot to truly appreciate the event. But at least I have it here to remember, right?

DROP A LINK TO YOUR MOON POSTS: If you were fortunate enough to capture the moon last night, please feel free to drop a comment here with a link to your moon post on your blog, so we can all have a look. Thanks.

BLOG TO: Check it out, I made the lead photo for the moon shots in a local onlione magazine called BlogTO. Pretty cool, eh? You can check it out here.

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15 Responses to Big Red Ass Moon!

  1. Anna Hargett says:

    Really great shot! Love how you chose to take it with the man sitting there. Adds soooo much more to the photo! =D

  2. These really are great! I love seeing shots of the moon that aren’t “typical”! The colors really work here – it’s a great effect!

    Here are my shots:

  3. I love the second shot; the red moon’s so beautiful, and the composition is great.

  4. aswirly says:

    Oh that red moon is awesome. I love the way it looks like it’s melting into the water in the second shot.

  5. Thanks Sunsetseasoul and Amber. At first I wasn’t sure about the effect on the water, but I’ve grown to like it.

  6. Frances says:

    Wow…gorgeous shots.!! Beautiful 🙂

  7. These are great. I didn’t find a good foreground location this time. Maybe next month.

  8. lynnwiles says:

    By the time I remembered to go shoot the moon, the super moon was not that super. Congrats on getting the lead photo of your great melty moon.

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