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Lake Michigan Moonrise
Lens: Pentax DA-L 55-300mm, Tamron 17-50mm Camera: Pentax K-x Photo Location: Winthrop Harbor 
Posted By: krp, 03-08-2012, 09:02 PM

I went down to Lake Michigan to get some pictures of the full moon rising. I was a little later than I wanted to be because the place I wanted to go was closed. I had to drive around to find another spot and a place to park.

1. The moon really was this color. I wish I could have captured it peeking over the water but I was too late.


2. This is a combination of a 30 second and 1/8 second exposures.


3. I turned around and found Venus (the brighter one) and Jupiter above this yacht club building.


4. A wider shot.


5. The reddish star above and slightly left of the moon is Mars.

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Kevin, this is an excellent series. As you missed the shot you were after, took the lemons and made some outstanding lemon aide. Thanks for sharing.....Cliff
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Vey cool effect ont he Moon - I like the stacking.
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Nicely done. The reflections are so beautiful. Thanks for sharing these wonderful captures.

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Good results from difficult shooting condition's, thanks for sharing.
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Thanks everyone.
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A job well done! Great series...love the way the moon looks in your stacked shots, it appears to be on fire! Tom
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I really like your series of photos. I really like the moon's reflection on the water in your shots.

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