new moon

My mission to take a decent photograph of the moon continues. My last attempts were of a full moon, and whilst I like the results as photographs, the moon wasn't really sharp in them. The clocks have now gone back here, so it's getting dark an hour earlier in the evenings. I stepped outside yesterday … Continue reading new moon

sunset, moonrise

A series of clear days mean that we've had some stunning sunsets over the past few evenings, coupled with a very bright waxing moon. We have quite a dense plantation of pines to the west of the house, so our view of the setting sun is limited to glimpses down the road and through the … Continue reading sunset, moonrise

by the light of the silvery moon

We're in the middle of a spell of dry, bright weather at the moment, with sunshine during the day, and clear skies by night. Because we're quite high up, and there is very little light pollution, the night sky is really spectacular. The moon is incredibly bright, and the stars are clearly visible scattered across … Continue reading by the light of the silvery moon