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Nicholas Holshouser
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 423.5
02/02/2019
06:09 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon D750, Irix 15mm Firefly lens. Using a didymium filter to cut the city glow as I am looking out over several cities in upstate SC.

Post-processing Details:

Adjust temperature, take down some highlights as city lights were still bright. Usual bit of clarity, vibrance and saturation to match what my eyes saw.

Image Details:

I got you email about the bright planets so I headed up to the Parkway to catch moonrise. I got there just before the moon broke the horizon and waited a fe minutes for it to get high enough to be clear of the city glare. Clouds were moving south, towards the horizon, so this was one of only a shots I got with all three planets and the moon. Over the next 30 minutes there were clouds blocking some or all. But I still got this one shot!