The Dark Side of the Moon

It’s been a while since I shared some of my photography, so I thought I would reblog this, from about 18 months ago. It was taken just with my compact camera, and edited using Lightroom… I’d love to know what you think!

Suzie Speaks

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Occasionally I’ll attempt something new with my photography and every so often I’ll be pleasantly surprised by the results. Last night was one of those situations.

The Bloke bought me an amazing camera as an early birthday present. I’m not great with brands or numbers of these sorts of things, and as I don’t have the camera to hand all I can tell you is that it is a Canon Powershot S something-or-other (I can hear all you photography enthusiasts face-palming yourselves in the background).

Last night was quite clear and the moon was really bright, so I decided to test out the digital zoom capabilities. After a few minutes of getting nothing but a light blob in the middle of the screen I stood and waited to try and allow it to focus a little better, and this was the result. I didn’t use a tripod either! Yes, I’ve…

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14 thoughts on “The Dark Side of the Moon

  1. Great shot! I never have the patience to set up moon shots. I’d be interested in seeing the before and after. How do you like Lightroom? I’ve been going back and forth between that and Photoshop Elements.

    • Thank you! I’m getting used to it – The Bloke is an avid photographer and it technician so he showed me how to use it and I find it reasonably easy. I need to be a little careful not to go overboard on the saturation sometimes though!

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