Saturday, November 14, 2015

Crescent Moon (5%) Setting over Roof with Chimney

I saw the slim crescent moon last night as Chris and I were walking out of O'Charley's (which is a totally great and totally under-rated restaurant by the way). I looked it up on PhotoPills to see what percent illuminated it was, and it was about 5% - so now my slimmest but still worthwhile for a photo.



I made a timelapse of the moon setting behind the roof of my neighbor's house, and also pulled some individual frames out. There was some great earthshine on the dark side of the moon, and I'm glad the chimney across the way provided a little bit of foreground interest.

crescent moon
Single frame Canon T5i, f/9, 1 sec, ISO 1600, 205mm

crescent moon
Single frame Canon T5i, f/10, 1.3 sec, ISO 3200, 300mm

crescent moon
Single frame Canon T5i, f/9, 1.3 sec, ISO 1600, 300mm

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