Tayport moonrise 0052

The moon regularly rises in early evening during the autumn and winter, behind the derelict Pile lighthouse. Unfortunately, even on clear evenings, there can be low thin cloud on the horizon and the moon does not appear until it is too high in the sky to catch it and the lighthouse in the same image when using a long telephoto lens to make the moon as large as possible. I got lucky this time and there were only a few whispy clouds around. In this image I had to use a slightly wider angle setting on the zoom lens in order to catch the moonbeams' reflections in the Tay
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Tayport, Fife
Photographer:
Colin Nicol

Tayport moonrise 0052

The moon regularly rises in early evening during the autumn and winter, behind the derelict Pile lighthouse. Unfortunately, even on clear evenings, there can be low thin cloud on the horizon and the moon does not appear until it is too high in the sky to catch it and the lighthouse in the same image when using a long telephoto lens to make the moon as large as possible. I got lucky this time and there were only a few whispy clouds around. In this image I had to use a slightly wider angle setting on the zoom lens in order to catch the moonbeams' reflections in the Tay
Ref:
Date:
Location:
Tayport, Fife
Photographer:
Colin Nicol