I’m going to be honest, it’s been awhile since I have taken a moment to stop and gaze up at the stars. I can’t speak for everyone, but this time of the year always seems to be a little more hectic. The holidays are right around the corner, work tends to gear up, and there isn’t enough time to get it all done. Sound familiar? If it does, I hope this journal entry inspires you to put down your phone, clear your mind, and take 10 minutes to go outside and enjoy the supermoon tonight.
Here’s a little background on the supermoon so that you can enjoy it just that much more. The term “supermoon” is when a full moon is at its perigee – the closest point to Earth along its orbit. Tonight is the closest full moon since 1948. The moon will be its biggest and brightest in nearly 70 years.
Yesterday Sebastian and I met up and did quick some location scouting to find the best vantage point for the supermoon. We were a little nervous that it may rain Monday evening and the moon would be hidden by clouds so we went out Sunday night to get the shot we had envisioned. After about an hour of driving around DC and VA we found the spot. To get a super closeup, we strapped on a Canon 200mm f/1.8 with a 2X and 1.4X extenders (yes overkill) and started shooting. We hope you enjoy these images and remember, go out and shoot! #goodnightmoon