Posted on October 8, 2014 by Bob Berwyn
Hunter’s moon rising over Summit County, Colorado.
FRISCO — OK, so I didn’t manage to get a good shot of the eclipsed moon this morning. It was mostly obscured by clouds, but I did watch the lunar orb emerge from the Earth’s rusty shadow from the deck. That means I’m looking forward to seeing all the pics of eclipse streaming across the interwebs this morning. Even without the eclipse, there have been a few dramatic moments in Summit skies the past few days, including the first real wave cloud formation, a sure sign that upper level winds are shifting toward fall and winter conditions, and the last few remnant patches of autumn leaves. Continue reading
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Posted on June 20, 2014 by Bob Berwyn
Posted on June 15, 2014 by Bob Berwyn
A kind of weird low-light exposure of the moon rising above Dillon Reservoir.
FRISCO — Another full moon came and went in Summit County, the last during the spring season, and at the same time, fields and forests are busting out what promises to be a fine display of seasonal wildflowers. It’s always a little disconcerting to see bright blooms in places where snow berms lingered just a few weeks ago, but it’s a good reminder that it’s time to start planning those outdoor summer adventures before the season slips away … Continue reading
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Posted on October 19, 2013 by Bob Berwyn
Moonrise over the Continental Divide in Summit County, Colorado.
FRISCO — Over the years, I’ve managed to get a handful of decent moonrise shots, and I’ve learned that, as often as not, there’s some luck involved. It’s easy enough to figure out when and where the moon will come up, and by now I know that the night just before the full moon is actually the best time, as far as the balance between light and dark. But the best shots, at least without using a filter or without having to do to much post-processing, are when just the right clouds are about to help slightly filter the bright moonlight, balancing it with the surrounding darker sky. I spent about an hour each of the last two evenings trying to get some good shots and this is what I came up with. I’m not totally happy with any of the images, but I sure enjoyed the chase! Continue reading
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Posted on July 23, 2013 by Bob Berwyn
The Full Buck Moon
The night before the full moon, looking toward the Tenmile Range – iPhone shot.
FRISCO —It’s kind of a weird time of year for shooting the full moon. The timing (at least for me) is a little off, and from most of my vantage points near Frisco, it comes up behind Swan Mountain, which means it doesn’t rise into sight until the foreground and surrounding sky are quite dark. Regardless, it’s always fun to take a few minutes to watch the great glowing orb make its monthly appearance, and it’s a bonus when you can do it in a short-sleeved shirt! Continue reading
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Posted on June 23, 2013 by Bob Berwyn
The iPhone version …
FRISCO —Lovely, peaceful full moon rising over the Rockies last night, plus a couple of miscellaneous shots that just jumped out at me whilst searching the archives for images to illustrate a couple of other stories. Altogether, it’s the Sunday set. Continue reading
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