Moon Under Construction

They told me it was a partial lunar eclipse today so I went out armed with my camera. The eclipse was very partial. So partial that even after an hour of looking at the moon I could hardly see much of a difference. With a vengeance I decided I would deconstruct and reconstruct the moon…

The last full moon of 2016

Photographed a couple of weeks ago… Much was said about the supermoon in November 2016 but there was a supermoon in December 2016 as well which went by relatively unnoticed. I was out there testing my new m.Zuiko lens and was fortunate to capture this shot (unedited in any way except for cropping). This NASA…

Supermoon Rising

I must be the laziest supermoon photographer ever- I got these shots from my window!

One Supermoon Coming Up

The moon almost looks full but if you look carefully there’s a super thin sliver that’s missing on the left side.

Hunter’s Moon Tonight

The moon is my muse- my apologies for the long absence- I promise to be back soon! In the meantime enjoy the hunter’s moon which was visible from my window earlier this evening! The moon took a bright orange tinge because it was very close to the horizon.

Triple Moon

No moon this morning! Only clouds šŸ˜¦

Earthshine, Saturn and Antares

This morning I was rewarded with brilliantly clear skies just before sunrise. This was surprising as we’ve been having a few hazy days here in Chennai, India. A crescent waning moon stood together in an almost straight line with Saturn and then with theĀ massive red giant Antares- the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius (incidentally…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle, Moonrise over Jerash

We had spent a long day going through the ancient city of Jerash and admiring the Roman ruins in the town. We were having our meal at a restaurant that overlooked one of the hills of the town. Suddenly the moon rose up from behind the hill (my sister was the one who spotted it…