The moon: our natural satellite. Beautiful to observe. In 2015 a friend of mine and I went out in the early morning to capture the blood moon. The light from the sun is blocked by the earth, thereby casting its shadow on the moon. During this process the moon shows amazing colors and brightness patterns.
After the eclipse, we see the “blood moon”: shadow is slipping away on the right. A substantial part of the light illuminating the sun travels through earth’s atmosphere, giving the light an orange color (which is actually the colormetric opposite of the regular blue color of our sky during the day).
Technical details: Pentax K-7 / Sigma 70-300mm @ f/5.6 / 2.5s / ISO 400 / 28 sept 2015 Post processing: post processed with Adobe Lightroom
A bit later the moon is already more illuminated. The difference in brightness between the shadowed part and the illuminated part becomes so pbvious, that the details in the shadow disappears into the darkness. Note the much sorter exposure time between this photo and the previous one…
Technical details: Pentax K-7 / Sigma 70-300mm @ f/7.1 / 1/60s / ISO 400 / 28 sept 2015 Post processing: post processed with Adobe Lightroom