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Old Oct 23, 2010, 10:54 AM   #1
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Default Caught between the Sun & the Moon

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Took this one, last night ... at Moonrise. Sadly, the Sun had said goodbye only a few minutes earlier.
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Old Oct 23, 2010, 12:41 PM   #2
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unfortunately, i think the lighting is really working against you here... The lack of natural light, and the fill of the on-camera flash washes it out.
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Old Oct 23, 2010, 1:04 PM   #3
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Default The desired effect ... not happening

Well, I would have been a lot happier if I could have caught it like this:

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The sun had other plans ... , it went nighty-night. Celestial-timing is everything.
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Its a proven fact that raising the right leg pulls on the muscles attached to the left eye opening the iris enabling one to see the moon and stars. And on a clear day Elvis.
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