Friday, December 19, 2008

Sky Watch Friday #11: Last Quarter

"Last Quarter"
Morehead City, NC - October 2008 (Click to embiggen)

Sky Watch Friday

My very first Sky Watch post featured the moon over my house at First Quarter. Halloween of course, featured a full moon. So in the interest of equal time, I thought this a good chance to show the Last Quarter, this time taken over Bogue Sound at Morehead City.

Update: Since several people have asked, I took this shot using:
Camera: Canon 30D (Tripod mounted)
Lens: 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 zoom (a kit lens, yeah?) at 300mm FL
Exposure: 1/50" shutter at f/8.0, ISO 100, WB Pre-set (Cloudy)
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Leora said...

Gorgeous. Looks kind of like an out of this world cookie.

Anonymous said...

So great! I can only wish I can take pictures of the moon in that perspective.

You can check out my sky watch posts here and here. Happy weekends!

babooshka said...

It is a fantastic catch. Very space 2001.

Photo Cache said...

Fabulous shot. And dramatic too.

George Townboy said...

Whoa! Amazing shot!

Harry Makertia said...

How did you do that? Seriously. :)

Guy D said...

Perfect moon shot, thanks for sharing.

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People with Cameras said...

Wowser! This is absolutely gorgeous!

Indrani said...

Amazing shot!
I have never seen it so close.

magiceye said...

this is a wower!!!

somehow looks as if its just going to drop down.... :)


Rune said...

Lovely photographs! Happy weekend and SkyWatch from Norway :o)

The Good Life in Virginia said...

lovely capture the golden hue is beautiful.
have a most happy holiday.

Arija said...

Great, like a bouncy, bouncy ball!

Marcy - The Glamorous Life! said...

What camera?
What lens?

I need DETAILS!!!!

since I can't leave correct website in your comment thing (only my old blogger one) here is current link

Tarolino said...

Looks like a mouldy cheese. Exceptionally awesome photo!

dAwN said...

Great Photo..
Happy skywatch

Lil Bit said...

Oh yay! I was hoping there'd be a moon pic & looky here! =)

Granted, I'm kinda partial to my very own personal one from you. ;)