Tonight's Moon
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Location: Vista CA US
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Waxing crescent, 11.6% full.

D500/AF-S 800/5.6VR
· Date: Wed 8-May-2019 · Views: 1685 · Filesize: 32.9KB, 166.8KB · Dimensions: 1800 x 1200 ·
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Location: Albuquerque NM US
Posts: 19,144
Sat 22-June-2019 12:22

The crescent shape is iconic; the detail makes this a special image.

Location: Dorval (Montreal) QC CA
Posts: 709
Sun 23-June-2019 07:32

I shoot the moon once or twice a year. A partial moon seems to yield better sharpness and contrast than a full moon. This is an excellent shot.

Location: Sikeston MO US
Posts: 2
Sun 23-June-2019 08:28

Great shot. What camera settings?

Location: IE
Fri 28-June-2019 04:41

Brill shot.Super detail. Camera gear and settings please

Location: Vista CA US
Posts: 927
Mon 08-July-2019 10:41

Nikon D500/Nikon AF-S 800/5.6VR
Wimberley gimbal head on Gitzo carbon fiber tripod.
100 ISO, 1/30th second @f/5.6

Manual exposure, cable release and mirror up for a few seconds, then trip the shutter.

Location: England UK
Posts: 1
Sun 08-September-2019 10:16


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Location: Roseville CA US
Posts: 13
Mon 18-May-2020 03:40 Rating: 10 

Outstanding, sharp image.