Full Moon Rising

We escaped to Montana for a couple of days yesterday.  The drive along the Going-To-The-Sun road that bisects Glacier National Park was beautiful with great views through the mountains in the evening light.  When we pulled into Columbia Falls, we noticed a glow along the mountain ridge on the west side of the park.  The moon was rising fast and we didn’t have to wait very long to watch it clear the mountains.  It had a very different feel from the last moonrise I watched in the Khutzeymateen and was every bit as beautiful.  A great start to our getaway in another great part of the world.

Moonrise above the Glacier National Park - 2013 © Christopher Martin

12 responses

  1. Breathtakingly beautiful.

    September 29, 2013 at 8:10 pm

  2. Gorgeous!

    September 23, 2013 at 8:48 am

  3. Superb! Is this for real? And the same moon that shine here in the Netherlands, or another super moon 😉

    September 21, 2013 at 8:04 am

    • Yep – this is how it looked. I cropped in a bit, 700mm in the field wasn’t quite enough reach. No photoshopping the moon behind the trees though. It wasn’t a super moon as far as I know, just a big, full moon.

      Cheers,

      Chris

      September 21, 2013 at 11:05 am

  4. Wow, this is simply amazing!

    September 20, 2013 at 11:27 pm

  5. Wow!

    September 20, 2013 at 8:59 pm

  6. Vicki (from Victoria A Photography)

    Great image. I love the line of trees silhouetted against the bottom of the moon – makes for a much more interesting photo (than a full moon in the sky).

    September 20, 2013 at 4:55 pm

  7. Amazing!

    September 20, 2013 at 3:35 pm

  8. Spectacular! I love it!

    September 20, 2013 at 2:55 pm

  9. Beautiful image from a wonderful place.

    September 20, 2013 at 10:37 am

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