I’ve learned over the years as a photographer that sometimes the best shot is not in front of you but behind you. Although this is mostly true during the sunrise and sunset hours, it’s also true in other situations. So, I’ve gotten in the habit of looking around to see if there are any other photo opportunities. This was the case the other day when I was shooting some flowers around the house. I turned around and saw this fantastic moon. It was not a full moon but it was crystal clear. So, I pointed my camera in that direction and took this image. It was much better than the other subjects I had chosen and it was never part of the plan. So, when you are out shooting a subject turn around and look behind you. You might be surprised what you see someday.
This image was taken with my Canon EOS 5D Mark III using my Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 Sports Lens set on 279 mm. The camera was set on Aperture priority mode with the aperture set at f/6.3, shutter speed at 1/400 with the ISO set at ISO 100.
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