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Nicholas Holshouser
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 410, North Carolina, USA
06:00 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon Z6, Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6 at 300mm

Post-processing Details:

Balanced the sky and foreground by adjusting highlights and shadows, added Clarity +20 and saturation +5.

Image Details:

The 1% illuminated crescent moon rises over the blue ridge escarpment. The Tryon Ridge is prominent at center, with the lights of Hendersonville and Flat Rock in the valley. The shots taken a bit sooner were not as well focused due to interference at the horizon.