Thursday, July 21, 2016

Summer Nights and Full Moon



I'm going low key today with a single image, which I haven't done in a long time :) It's usually more extensive posts here. But since I'm preparing some bigger posts I wanted to go simple for a moment. Summer nights are always interesting to observe, especially when there is a full moon in the sky like it was yesterday night. In the shot above I let the clouds roll by for a good 20 seconds, and since it was windy it resulted in a blurry motion. The clouds hid the full moon, which illuminated them from behind.

Since the days are getting hotter here, so do the nights, but last night was a bit nicer. As I went to bed I could still look up at the sky and the full moon lit everything up so clearly. In those quiet moments falling asleep is such a easy and wonderful task...

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  1. It's always an experiment worth a try. I usually end up with condensation all over the lens.

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    1. This was more spontaneous then pre-planned. But the sky did turn out nicely.

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  2. A bit spooky, Mersad, but a nice shot to set a mood.
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  3. A moody, but beautiful shot!

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  4. That is a very dramatic sky. You are a master at night photography.

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  5. there should be a witch on a broom in that sky, or a dark castle or a few ghosts. it is pretty....

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  6. Blurry photo's can be gorgious, and you know how to make it right

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  7. Beautiful shot. A genuine "castle in the dark" shot! Well done.

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  8. It sure captures the feel of a summer night. I'm hoping for one where you can actually sit outside without the oppressive heat.

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  9. Absolutely a good choice for a one photo post. Hauntingly beautiful. :)

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  10. snapshot of that post is looking so good. you captured a perfect photo.
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  11. Hallo Mersad,
    der Vollmond war in den letzten Tagen gigantisch groß und schön.
    Ich bin vom Urlaub zurück und kehre langsam ins Bloggerleben auch zurück.
    Liebe Grüße

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  12. I love a night sky lit by moonlight!

    Thank you for your comment on my blog. The hotel was not too expensive--they have deals on their web site, and we did not get a luxury room. It was just nice to be close to the theater and restaurant. Enjoy your visit to NYC and New England--many wonderful sights to see!

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