Clouded Blue Moon

August full moon, high clouds

Clouded Blue Moon. © Bruce Stambaugh 2015

I hoped to get a shot of August’s blue moon rising on the horizon. That didn’t happen. I have Ohio’s fickle weather to thank for that. A thick blanket of clouds filled the evening sky making such a shot impossible.

Determined to get a photo, I kept checking the sky. A little after 9 p.m., I was surprised to see the moon shining behind broken clouds, which were quickly closing. I was able to capture this shot before the clouds closed in on my window of opportunity.

“Clouded Blue Moon” is my Photo of the Week.

© Bruce Stambaugh 2015


Filed under Ohio, Photo of the Week, photography, weather

4 responses to “Clouded Blue Moon

  1. trudyjohnson

    Fantastic! Thanks again for sharing.


  2. Elaine

    Well done! Beautiful,


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