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Featured in “The World As We See It, or as we missed it” 4-15-2011

First attempt at actually shooting the real moon!!! :o) I used my Nikon P100 with telephoto lens and this is what I got. Didn’t use a tripod, so I held the camera as steady as possible…I bet if I used a tripod, I probably could have had a sharper image :o) too lazy to go upstairs to get tripod…LOL…this was taken April 13th, 2011 at 7:15 p.m.

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I love the arts…nature…animals…
I find my peace while photographing
the beauty around me…
sunrises, sunsets, trees, flowers, animals,
the lake, architecture…
I also like to draw and back in the 80s, I loved all of the work by
Patrick Nagel, and I was doing drawings like his!!!

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  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersover 3 years ago

    Fabulous hand held shot, well done!! . . .

  • TY very much Hugh and for the fave…next time I’ll try with tripod LOL :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...over 3 years ago

    Just so good my friend excellent indeed all love Normaje.

  • TY very much and for the fave :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 3 years ago

    stunning, a lovely image,dawnx

  • TY very much Dawn :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • OpalFire
    OpalFireover 3 years ago

    This looks really sharp to me. I used a tripod for my moon shot and the clarity is nowhere near as good as this one.

  • TY very much…I guess I am just picky…heehee I want SHARP!!! LOL :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaover 3 years ago

    This is just a beautiful capture, Dawn !
    You didn’t need a tripod, it looks fabulous !

  • TY very much Jan…I guess I am just hard on myself…I want perfection at all times!!! :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Terrie Taylor
    Terrie Taylorover 3 years ago

    Superb. I wish I had a telephoto lens, maybe one day…lol

  • TY so very much Terrie…that night was the first time I tried it on telephoto LOL :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Lynne Bryan Photography
    Lynne Bryan Ph...over 3 years ago

    Absolutely fantastic! :)

  • TY very much :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • GregTS
    GregTSover 3 years ago

    Excellent!! Wonderful photo!! :)

  • TY very much Greg…I always dreamed of getting a moon shot!!! :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • trish725
    trish725over 3 years ago

  • TY so very much Trish :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

  • Betty Smith_Voce
    Betty Smith_Voceover 3 years ago

    The focus is great… it even shows the craters. Whilst you saw it at night, we had the privilege of seeing it in bright day light against a beautiful blue sky… sadly my camera was at home whilst I was stuck in traffic… Great capture.

  • TY very much Betty…now my next project is a full moon!!! heehee :o)

    – Dawn M. Becker

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