Long ago, the image above was posted on this blog. But one day, by methods unknown, gremlins managed to delete that post. So here it is again.

This has always been my favorite photograph of the Moon, and it was captured from the very same hilltop that I wrote about two weeks ago. I was shooting with my bulky old 300mm f/2.8 Nikkor lens, which was once used by press photographers at a Maryland newspaper, until they sold it to me.

A few minutes later, while the big lens was still attached, I recorded some video for those who would like to see the Moon in motion. Note the dark contrail as a jet flies from left to right just below the Moon…

(If you don’t see a video directly above this line, follow this link to my YouTube channel.)

Print Shopping Season

If you’re planning to cyber-shop tomorrow—or any other day that suits you—and you’re looking for a unique gift, please check out the prints and merchandise available in my Fine Art America gallery. Prints can be ordered in a wide variety of sizes and paper choices, with the ability to add mounting and framing options. My photos can even be printed on canvas, metal, acrylic and wood, as well as on cards, posters, mugs, puzzles, towels, shirts and many other items. Over 650 photographs to choose from, with more on the way. Please contact me if you need help finding a specific item, or if you have any issues while navigating the site. Visit the gallery by clicking the image below…

My appreciation goes out to everyone who follows my blog and comments on my photos and stories from the road. Thank you all for your support!


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