Wait, not just yet! If you want to really do it right you have to wait until Wednesday, that is the next full moon. Tonight I looked out the window and saw a beautiful dark sky with a clear moon and I had the urge to get my camera out. I have only the two lenses that came with my camera, an 18-70mm and a 55-200mm but I thought I’d see what I could get out of the bit of zoom I do have. I know the full moon isn’t for another two days, but this is the Netherlands, who knows if we’ll even be able to see it. There’s no telling what the weather situation will be like. I thought I should take the chance to scratch this task off my 101 list while I had it.
I don’t think it came out too badly, if do say so myself! It was a lot easier once I went in and got my tripod, but even then I found myself wishing I could mentally will my lens to zoom in just a weeee bit further. Alas, no luck… good thing buying a bigass zoom lens is on my 101 List.
I did a tighter crop as well to show a bit more detail.
Oh imagine the absolute bliss that must come with shooting the moon with a 400mm or something. I am tickled pink that you can actually see a few craters in my photo! How great it must be to have a lens that allows you to shoot the moon like this.
Dreams, dreams… for now I am happy with what I have.
It will be nice if we are able to see the full moon clearly on Wednesday. Time will tell…
For now, that’s one more thing crossed off the list, #84 – Take a good photo of the moon. I think this counts!