The last full moon of 2015 made her debut Saturday night, December 25th, and she was such the spectacular bella luna I have grown to adore over the years. Framed between the branches of a majestic tall tree, the last picture I took (before my battery totally died!), the universe (and my camera settings) just happened to convene at the perfect time, revealing the beautiful full moon nestled against the background of stars.
Taken from Planet Earth, with my beloved Canon EOS 70D camera, EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens, with 1250 ISO, 1/3200 sec at 1.8.
P.S. Had this Earthling thought diligently before leaving town, I would have kept the 70-300 L lens on said camera, and brought my tripod (or at least monopod!). Alas, I had stars in my eyes!
Next Christmas full moon photography attempt: 2034 😀
It’s a good thing I practiced taking photographs of the near Super Moon Saturday night (8/9), because the clouds and rain moved in last night. I hooked my camera body to my telescope … and thankfully had a moon filter … and this is the uncropped image. Wow, right?!? It was worth the massive mosquito bites. lol
The first time I ever attached my camera to the telescope with a solar filter and took pictures of the sun, I captured several images of solar flares, which was very unexpected. Imagine my excited amazement when I saw this unexpected image on the computer screen for the first time!
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The hubby and I took out the telescope and used it for the camera lens the other night. Bella Luna, such a beautiful moon. 🙂
This week’s challenge: share a photo that represents the infinite. In my photograph, space is the ultimate infinite. Hubby Paul and I took this picture (with help, of course) in Tucson, Arizona, at the Kitt Peak Observatory’s overnight program five years ago, this was the first image we saw through their telescope. Just mind blowing!
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