Moon Lit Night

Sorry for the delay in posting! I went away for a long weekend and took a bit of a break. Regular posting will resume tomorrow, I promise. Until then, I’m sure you may have heard about the moon on Saturday and how it was going to appear larger than usual. They seem to be calling it a “super full moon”, so here was my attempt at capturing that:

© Brandie Raasch 2011

This was shot with a Nikon 70-200mm f2.8 lens. Ideally a 300mm telephoto lens at minimum should be used, but I made do with what I had available at the time. With a better zoom lens I’d be able to get a lot more detail. I hadn’t really been anticipating trying to get any shots of the moon but on a whim decided to grab my camera and snap a few. Doing so very quickly, I didn’t bother to make a lot of adjustments to the exposure at the time which would have made it come out much better. I’ll have to give this another try in the future for sure.


About Brandie

I'm a freelance photographer based in Paris.
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1 Response to Moon Lit Night

  1. Nice shot…I have a couple somewhat like yours.

    Thanks for sharing.


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