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Holy moon

Super moon saint Stephen's church in Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Many full moon moments didn't work out. This day the forecast looked good, so I went. When I walked up to the location, I was a bit worried that the band of clouds at the horizon would become a problem, but luckily it didn't.

While waiting for the moon, more photographers arrive. All checking there location with the app Photopills to see if the alignment was correct, but it never is precise enough. So when the moon got closer and closer to the church, we all started to move to the left bit by bit to get the perfect alignment. Which looked probably like the leapfrogging game from above.

It was a super moon. Which means that it is 7.5% bigger than moon's mean size, but in my opinion the position was too close to the church (600 meters away). Maybe I will revisit this location and try to capture it from further away, so the moon looks bigger relatively to the church. If I do I will post the result again.

Gear used

Camera:Canon EOS R5
Lens adapters: Canon Extender EF 2x III
Canon EF-EOS R Control Ring Mount Adapter
Lens:Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Tripod:Leofoto RF-284CT
Tripod head:Leofoto XB-32