This just happened. There was a full moon tonight, rising just after sunset. Unfortunately cloud covered the early part of the rise, but this was at 6.43pm when the clouds cleared. This was shot with my new Nikon at 2,000mm hand held, ISO 100 approx, f6.3 1/500s.
This was at 6.47pm, ISO 110, f6.5 1/500s. I’ve added some sharpening and level adjustments.
At the same time, a thunderstorm has started up – no rain yet but the lightning is flashing every few seconds and the thunder’s rumbling in the distance. Although that could be my stomach, since it’s dinner time. 🙂
Browsing Facebook Marketplace just now, I was amazed to see this offered for sale:
It’s the Holden Piazza, made by Isuzu in the 1980s (this is a 1986 model). It was always regarded as one of the prettiest cars on the road, but it seemed to be just a legend, sustained by the occasional photo in the car magazines but never seen for real. Here it is, in Perth, yours for about $9,000. I still think it’s lovely, 34 years on.
Yesterday I mentioned group photos I took in Japan. Here’s another favourite: