December Crescent

© Christopher Budny

December Crescent
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The moon tonight was a thin crescent; there was still some nice late dusk light in the sky, and you could just make out the rest of the lunar disk, besides the bright sliver. However, even with the little bit of light in the sky, the crescent was so much brighter, I couldn't get 1 exposure that had it all. So this is two exposures, a few seconds apart - one exposed for the bright crescent area to get the details, and one for the rest of the scene (in which the crescent was blown out) then layering them together.

Uploaded on 12/2/2016 7:06:54 PM
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