Attempting to Capture the Supermoon

“The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.”

Jean Ingelow

Once again, I’m trying to capture the moon. This time, it’s the supermoon. And I’m using a tripod, a 18-250 mm telephoto lens, no flash, and editing. I think I did better this time. Let me know what you think. To see my previous attempt, you can go to the post, Attempting to Capture the Moon.

Click on the photos for a larger image.

The supermoon, on Sunday, behind some clouds, trees, and powerlines in my neighborhood.

The supermoon, on Sunday, behind some clouds, trees, and powerlines in my neighborhood. Except for the border and the website mark, no editing on this one.

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Same photo with HDR effect added using PicMonkey.

Same photo with HDR effect added on PicMonkey.

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“The sky is an infinite movie to me. I never get tired of looking at what’s happening up there.”

K. D. Lang

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The same supermoon in the clear Saturday sky.

The same supermoon in the clear Saturday sky above the same trees and power lines, but not enough light to show anything but the moon. I tried placing the settings to let in more light into the camera, but I lost the detail of the moon. So, to get the craters to show, I settled for the dark surroundings. The border and website mark are the only edits.

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The previous photo cropped using PicMonkey to show a closer view of the supermoon.

The previous photo cropped using PicMonkey to show a closer view of the supermoon.

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“When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.”

Mahatma Gandhi

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About Claudia

Hi!! My name is Claudia. Blogging is sort of a creative/therapeutic activity for me. I blog about being a wife, mother, student, caseworker, and simply being human through photography, words, music, and blog challenges. Mental illness has also been part of my life, so you'll sometimes find mental health and psychology in my posts. I've dealt with anxiety and depression most of my life. And my husband has bipolar disorder. My hope is that I may show readers that it is possible for people to live positive, productive lives despite mental illness, challenges, or frustrations. View all posts by Claudia

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