Full Wolf Moon

The first full moon of 2018 actually happened on the very first day of the year! And, to boot, it is a Super Moon (not that you can tell in this shot)
So I calculated when it would rise, what angle it would rise at, and then went searching a good spot where I would have a nice foreground.
Wellll .... I was just too close to my foreground with my original shots so, while the moon looks big and wonderful, the foreground sucks.
I saw this scene in my rearview mirror while driving home so stopped for a quick shot. Not what I had in mind but it will do!
it looks ominous, doesn't it? it's rather cloudy here so i couldn't see it from where i normally see it. but maybe it has moved direction. darn it. i'm not about to go out and look for it now. it'll show up somehow from my window.

aces on this shot, wendy. i love how you composed the shot but i still would love to see the other shots with the sucky foreground. :-)
posted January 2nd, 2018  
@summerfield
If you are interested - and brave enough for this weather - moonset tomorrow morning is 7:51 am and sunrise is 7:37 so light conditions will probably be perfect for grabbing the full moon with a nice foreground as it sets. (That's for Cornwall - TO will be a bit different).
Will post the other full moon shot in a different album shortly (and tag you)
posted January 2nd, 2018  
The color juxtaposition works great here. Great mood for the dead of winter.
posted January 2nd, 2018  
I think this is a great photo of the First Full Moon of 2018.
posted January 2nd, 2018  
Oh this is fabulous! Fav.
posted January 2nd, 2018  
I love this -- so much wonderful color. I really like the yellowish moon. Happy New Year Wendy!
posted January 2nd, 2018  
Wow! Fabulous image! Happy New Year, Wendy! :-)
posted January 2nd, 2018  
Nice use of Rule of Thirds as well 👍
Happy New Year Wendy and thank you for tour nice comments on my page 😁
posted January 2nd, 2018  
Gorgeous evening blue sky with the yellow moon. Happy New Year!
posted January 2nd, 2018  
I rather like this... for what it's worth, I would have cropped off the bottom third and cropped in from the right, just to the left of the power pole
posted January 2nd, 2018  
@vignouse
Thanks, Richard
I was seriously considering that but Hubby said he rather liked the sign on the road - so it stayed as it was!
posted January 2nd, 2018  
@farmreporter Since when did women start listening to their husbands?!
posted January 2nd, 2018  
The loveliest moon photo I have seen Wendy! Big fave!
posted January 2nd, 2018  
@vignouse
Ha, ha!!
I have to humour him once a year and like to get that chore over with early, lol!!
posted January 3rd, 2018  
glorious!
posted January 3rd, 2018  
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