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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
11:24 pm

Equipment Details:

Hand-held Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 in sunset mode

Post-processing Details:

Photoshop Elements 15 - image size reduction and shadow contrast enhancement

Image Details:

Waning Moon and Mars Rising.
The Waning Gibbous Moon and Mars were photographed rising above a hill in Cecil Kop Nature Reserve half-an-hour before midnight. Mars is already bright and very red and it’s due to get brighter in the coming months as it approaches opposition to the Sun. More info at