Full moon on the rise

Headed out to shoot the (almost) full moon rising tonight. I thought that the cloud in the distance was too thick to get the moon coming out of the horizon. I was surprised to see the moon right on time. For shots like this a really cold night generally gives less distortion. But I can never resist the opportunity to shoot the rising moon when it is clear. Was nice to have the White Turtle III with me to use as a base of operations.

Full moon rising
Canon 70D, Sigma 150-600 @ 600 3200ISo 1/80s F9
Full moon rising with a windmill in front
Full Moon Canon 70D, Sigma 150-600 @ 600 3200ISo 1/400s F9

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The Moon Part 2

Partial moon
Another clear night to shoot the moon

Another clear night and more of the moon is showing. LOVE seeing the details. I really have to get myself a telescope with a camera mount to do some real close up pictures.

Canon 70D, Sigma 150-600 @ 600, 3200 ISO, 1/1000, F13

If you are looking for a good place to photograph the moon, I recommend Writing On Stone.

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The Waxing Moon

A waxing moon is even more fun to shoot than a full moon. This time of year my taking of nature and wildlife pictures takes a back seat to printing and studio projects. I have been hoping for some northern lights to shoot but no go. I did have a chance to get out the other night to see the meteor shower but never had a camera with me. When I got back home the moon was so clear and bright that I had to take a few quick pictures.
Canon 70D, Sigma 150-600, 3200 ISO, 1/250, F9, exposure set at -6 stops under

Partial Moon
Waxing Moon

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CASA Lethbridge

A quick shoot of CASA Lethbridge, Alberta building last night. PERFECT light for the look I wanted to get!

CASA Lethbridge at sunset
The snow and the blue sky give the picture a cold look while the light from inside warms the building up.

#sunset #Lethbridgephotographer #evening #architecture #Canon

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River Bottom

A cold fall day exploring the river bottom turned out to be a nice warm fall day.  Funny how a day that looks like it will be bad can turn around.

Lethbridge River bottom
I love the colors this time of the year in the river bottom
Cold blue ice and warm grass

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Lethbridge River Valley

Lethbridge River valley turkey lunch
Lethbridge River Bottom turkey lunch

The Lethbridge river valley is a place that holds a lot of history and a lot of wildlife.  There is a lot of wildlife that I never thought that I would see down there and one of them is wild turkey. Went down on Sunday and came across 7 turkeys enjoying the sun and a meal.  Not sure how wild they are but they were down there and were not too worried about people walking by or taking their picture.

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