Good morning from Amanda Smith Photography, Wyoming!
I thought I would update my Blue Moon post dated August 21, 2013 regarding my photography of Wyoming’s Blue Moon on August 20, 2013.
I still have some more “studying” to do on capturing a blue moon in August.. in Wyoming. As you can see, its not as sharp as I’d love it to be, and although I did add a bit of drama to the photo by tweeking the curve a bit to show that there is in fact a sort of tinge of blue to a blue moon, I still do like the photo. The moon was actually a greyish blue in the original photo, more grey than blue.
The brightness of the moon, because blue moon’s are so incredibly bright, made it hard for this photographer to grasp the idea of what setting would work best. I opted to forgo trying to capture the clouds that surrounded this particular moon, and just go for the moon.
The reason I did this, was because shooting on bulb to try to capture the glow of the clouds around the moon, made it difficult to capture the detail in the moon. Even though I have been photographing professionally for over 20 years, I have never attempted to photograph a blue moon. And I am happy to say that with all the years of experience under my belt, I still have more to learn, and am looking forward to more “studying” and more photographing of the moon and the skies and the stars that overlook the great Cowboy State that is Wyoming.
See my Amanda Smith Blue Moon Photography previous post on more information on my experience with capturing this Wyoming blue moon. You can click here to go to that previous post:
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Have a beautiful and very Blessed day!
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Amanda Smith Photography