Fire Moon over New London-on-Thames by SummerJade

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The Pretend Story…
Grandpa Massey’s proof of this event is his amazing photo of the Fire Moon over the New London Waterfront which he took on January 9th, 1959. People alive at the time will never forget that night! In subsequent years many would recall with wonder what came to be called the fire in the sky. Will we ever see the likes of this night again?
Only time will tell.

The True Story: New London is an old whaling port located on the Thames River in Connecticut (USA). I took this digital photo in July 2000. There is a ferry boat tied to the pier at the right. I took the photo of the moon in Jan. 2010, almost 10 years later, when the moon was supposed to be the largest (closest) it appears to us. My own cloud layer plus 6 other layers have also been added to this image in Corel Paint Shop Pro.
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This image appears on the calendar, Photomanipulation~ a New Vision (click to view)
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Comments

  • Detlef Becher
    Detlef Becherover 5 years ago

    Wonderful composition and excellent lighting, well done Jade!

  • Thanks, Detlef!

    – SummerJade

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 4 years ago

    Stunning capture!

  • Thank you! This is for the challenge in the Digital Artists United group.

    – SummerJade

  • Alan Findlater
    Alan Findlaterover 4 years ago

    excellent work well done

  • Thank you! I spent way too much time on this, but I really got into perfecting it. ☺☺☺

    – SummerJade

  • David's Photoshop
    David's Photoshopover 4 years ago

    Great work, well done and best of luck with the challenge

    David

  • Thank you, David! I hope you read my “story”… lol

    – SummerJade

  • JJsEscape
    JJsEscapeover 4 years ago

    A fabulous capture!!

  • Thanks! ☺♥

    – SummerJade

  • ginabgood1
    ginabgood1over 4 years ago

    Great job!

  • Thank you for the “glowing” compliment! ☺☺☺

    – SummerJade

  • Christine Oakley
    Christine Oakleyover 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Fantastic creation!

  • I can’t believe I missed thanking you for this feature! It was the first for this image, so the most important. Guess I got too excited! I truly appreciate the feature!! ☺♥

    – SummerJade

  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawover 4 years ago

    This is awesome Jade! Congrats on the feature.

  • Thank you very much! ☺♥

    – SummerJade

  • swaby
    swabyover 4 years ago

    Beautiful!

  • Thanks!!

    – SummerJade

  • Julie Everhart
    Julie Everhartover 4 years ago

  • What lovely sparkles, thanks!! ☺♥

    – SummerJade

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