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Full Moon – Church Spire Alignment

£15.00£240.00

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Strabane, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland

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Church of the Immaculate Conception, Strabane, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland

I’m actually really excited to share this particular photo! It’s a composition I’ve been attempting to capture for over 2 years now, many times I’ve tried but failed due to cloudy nights & the fact that the moon only aligns like this a few times a year. Also the fact that I needed to stand on one particular spot on a busy road! that had the clear line of sight needed to zoom my lens in close to draw the moon closer (lens compression). I hope you can understand why it took me so long for a scene that may seem simplistic enough to the eye.

I calculated out that the spire/moon would perfectly align a couple of nights ago at precisely 10.08pm from an exact pinpoint standing location. I arrived to set up early & waited for around half an hour, dialling in & fine tuning settings/focus etc. As soon as the alignment began, I realised I was slightly off! so I had to pick up tripod/camera & sidestep a few inches then refocus everything in a few seconds before the moon passed the spire again! I done this 4 times in a row but finally got the photo before almost running out of step space & into a brick wall! ?

This is a local church spire & may not be the Eiffel Tower nor The Great Pyramid but I’m proud of it. Capturing a true proper moon alignment with an all manual DSLR camera on a tripod setup is certainly testing! I take my hat off to you photographers that have ever chased the moon ?

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County

Tyrone