POTD: Beaver Moon 2021

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I got some really cool shots of the moon about eight hours before it was completely full (3:58am EST, November 19). Then, I got some shots of the partial Lunar Eclipse. That was so awesome considering that it was the longest partial eclipse since 1440. My stupidphone couldn’t do it justice (I need a real camera).

Previous Beaver Moon posts here & here. Spooky, spooky… ~Vic

Beaver Moon 2021 Image
Taken @ 8:25pm
11-18-2021

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18 thoughts on “POTD: Beaver Moon 2021

    christiansmusicmusings said:
    November 20, 2021 at 10:12 AM

    Cool, sadly, I missed the partial eclipse altogether. The weather in my neck of the woods wasn’t great either that night. Plus, all I currently have is a smartphone camera. While it’s not bad for standard situations, for something like this, it certainly pays off to have professional gear, including a good tripod.

      The Hinoeuma responded:
      November 20, 2021 at 1:12 PM

      This was taken with my Samsung A12 stupidphone. Much of my earlier pictures on this blog were taken with an S7. Sometimes, I get lucky.

      I have an older, small Fujifilm camera on loan and I am still learning to use it.

    Dayphoto said:
    November 20, 2021 at 11:18 AM

    You always take such lovely photos!

      The Hinoeuma responded:
      November 20, 2021 at 1:18 PM

      Back at ya’, Momma! I got lucky. The weather conditions were just right.

        Dayphoto said:
        November 20, 2021 at 6:22 PM

        We are under thick clouds here, with threats of snow or rain or freezing mix. So far nothing!

          The Hinoeuma responded:
          November 21, 2021 at 3:19 AM

          We’ve been under freeze warnings.

            Dayphoto said:
            November 21, 2021 at 12:34 PM

            WOW!!! I have in the chicken water in the mornings now.

              The Hinoeuma responded:
              November 21, 2021 at 5:03 PM

              Last three nights, we’ve had to open cabinet doors and drip every faucet.

                Dayphoto said:
                November 22, 2021 at 11:12 AM

                WOW! That is cold.

                  The Hinoeuma responded:
                  November 23, 2021 at 1:39 AM

                  It has let up for the time being but, we have more to look forward to.

    Tanja said:
    November 23, 2021 at 7:36 PM

    This is an amazing photo. Hey, there is a saying between photographers: The best camera is always the one you have on you. It turned out great for being a phone shot.

      The Hinoeuma responded:
      November 23, 2021 at 9:26 PM

      Thanks. I’ve gotten some really great shots with stupidphones (I’ve had three). I also have a small Nikon CoolPix camera that I am trying to learn to use.

        Tanja said:
        November 24, 2021 at 6:18 PM

        Once you figured it all out, it will be easy peasy, lemon squeezy. LOL

    badfinger20 (Max) said:
    January 9, 2022 at 10:52 PM

    Yet another name for the moon!

      The Hinoeuma responded:
      January 10, 2022 at 1:26 PM

      Oh, there are 1000s. I’ve found Native American sites with all sorts of names, depending upon tribe.

        badfinger20 (Max) said:
        January 10, 2022 at 1:39 PM

        I can only imagine…every year…another name…and another and another.

          The Hinoeuma responded:
          January 10, 2022 at 4:34 PM

          Well, the NA names are old & static. Most of those tribes are gone. Modern names are just derivatives of native peoples names. Some names can’t be translated. So many native languages…most dead.

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