I was on the banks of the Hudson river last night, hoping to photograph the Supermoon, which never made an appearance from behind the cover of the Superfog engulfing Manhattan. I had my camera set for 30 second exposure and just as I was taking this photo, a ferry streaked into view. I still quite like it though, because the reflections in the water look great even though everything else went haywire.
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Very nice low light photography. Thanks for sharing Nonoy Manga
Thanks Nonoy, love your spiral staircase!
wow … very cool!
Thanks Stephen, really enjoyed your ghostly skaters 🙂
Great image. The boat seems like it’s speedy along!
Thanks Jennifer, it was moving at a fair clip! Just checked out your blog; Sardinia looks lovely, I can see how 4 years could drift by there.
Sometimes too fast! 🙂
That’s the truth! Just saw your Cayman fire dancer, lovely.
I love this one…being unfocused really gives it so much movement
Thanks Jo, after a disappointing evening trying to get a photo of the moon, I was thrilled to log into WordPress and see the ‘unfocused’ theme so I had a reason to use this shot. 🙂
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We were also trying to capture the super moon but without the result we were hoping for. This is a great photo anyway, very cool dream-like feeling to it.
Thanks guys! The moon can be a tricky subject at the best of times. How did your doggy like the full moon?
Thanks Imelda, your photo of dew droplets is lovely too.
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Great shot – even if it wasn’t what you had hoped for. (We saw the moon rise and climb for about 15 minutes – then clouds crawled over it.)
Better than nothing, I guess 🙂 Some of the photos I’ve seen that were taken around the world were stunning. Glad you liked my foggy blurry boat picture instead 🙂
Terrific capature of movement against the cityscape. lovely colors and lights. Here’s my interpretation of “unfocused”: http://wp.me/p1TywS-rc
Thanks Anne, the colours are what stopped me from deleting this image, they really appealed to me 🙂 Your cheetah shots are fab, I’ve always wanted to visit Tanzania, and Tarangire National Park in particular. Even out of focus you can see the beauty and elegance of those creatures. Lovely. Must go look at a map and plan my escape to Tanzania and other places now. Filled with Wanderlust!
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The moon was covered in clouds here in Colorado too. I got a great shot last year and am glad I did since “they” say it won’t happen again until 2029!
Nooo. That’s too long a time to wait, Cannot believe it was foggy the whole time. Got a wonderful shot of the moon the following night when the clouds finally cleared, but it was not the supermoon. Sigh. Only another seventeen years.
Wow .. stunning 😀 Well done WPC “Unfocused”
Thanks Anna! xx
I love the misty quality of the image!
Thanks JM, the motion of the boat really added to the misty background.
Supermoon or not, the view of the Hudson river at night is beautiful. Thanks for capturing a wonderful moment.
Thanks, Mr B, I’m glad I didn’t come away from a cold and foggy night without at least one photo I could share. 🙂 xxx
amazing! now that was an unforeseen surprise that turned out to be awesome 🙂
*that* meaning the ferry passing by 🙂
Hee hee, yes, I guessed 🙂
It certainly did, I love happy accidents 🙂
so do i! 😀