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Looking for Moonrise

Posted by Bill Brown (California, United States) on 29 April 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

I went out to Folsom Lake hoping to capture a rising full moon. I knew there probably would be clouds, but I was just hoping. I captured this image looking east towards where the moon would have appeared with the clouds. I have been wanting to capture a full moon rising all year but each time it has been obscured by clouds. I'll try again next month.

Canon EOS 5D 1/5 second F/11.0 ISO 100 18 mm

folsom | lake | sunset

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Mhelene from Paris, France

A somptuous sky and great composition of the photo ! Very beautiful !

29 Apr 2010 7:34am

@Mhelene: Thank you!

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old West Wales boy), Germany

A very nice scene,good image..

29 Apr 2010 11:11am

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: Thank you!

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

nice !

29 Apr 2010 3:48pm

@Marie LC: Thank you Marie!

LauraS from Chico, United States

This is a really beautiful scene, Bill. Thanks for sharing with us. Fooey on that moon!

29 Apr 2010 8:49pm

@LauraS: Thank you! I'm sure I'll catch the moon next time around.

Marie from FRESNES, France

jolie lumière.

30 Apr 2010 9:02pm

@Marie: Merci!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Nice try.

1 May 2010 2:31am

@Steve Rice: Thank you! I can't believe for 4 months I have not been able the catch a rising full moon.

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Awesome wide angle shot. Beautiful !!

4 May 2010 1:54am

@Satvik: Thank you!