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Supermoon

twilight with supermoon smJune 22 was the night of the supermoon. That’s the night when the moon is closest to the earth this year and it appears to be the largest full moon. We decided to see the view of the moon rising over Manhattan from Edgewater, NJ. We were not the only intrepid photographers out that evening. Just as we got there, the sun’s last rays were changing the buildings into red jewels and the moon was rising over the buildings. The weather was perfect and the photography was great.

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Worldwide Pinhole Day

B&H hosted a field trip to the Hells Kitchen Flea Market using pinhole cameras, in honor of the Worldwide Pinhole Day. While my pinhole photos are never sharp, they are always fun to create. You just have to remember that you’re taking long exposures, so a tripod is needed and most people will appear as ghosts if they appear at all. Today I used a Nikon cap with a pinhole in it in place of the lens. I’d previously used it on a film camera but never tried it with a digital camera until today. Worked fine. I’ll have to try it again with a smaller pinhole when I get a chance to make it. A smaller hole should make …

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