When the Moon hits your eye, in Arches NP

Photo by Lynn Sessions;

Photo by Lynn Sessions; “THE EYE OF THE #MOON: North Window arch at Arches National Park in #Utah. #NatGeo pic.twitter.com/XwHfdWK5Ft

It’s just a click of the shutter?  Ha!

I’m assuming not a lot of post-photo processing on this. Lynn Sessions had to figure out when the Moon would be in the North Window Arch, calculate exposure, and shoot off enough of them to get a decent shot before the Moon moved.  I suspect the rocks were “painted” with a flashlight during the exposure.

(Haven’t yet found the technical details of the shot. But I did find this about the photographer:
I’m a frustrated amateur photographer who is trying to visit every corner in Utah as well as hike/photograph every canyon in southern Utah. More at http://www.DreamBreeze.com )

Patience, planning, creativity — then just push the button.


2 Responses to When the Moon hits your eye, in Arches NP

  1. Ed Darrell says:

    Thanks for noticing. I hope to get shots as good as some of these.


  2. Black Flag® says:


    My young daughter is an avid photographer and these posts of yours goes to her mailbox. They absolutely inspire her and have expanded her techniques and photo ideas into some really excellent shots of her own!

    Thanks, and keep them coming!


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