I’ve been trying for months to photograph an airplane with contrail crossing across the face of the moon, I finally succeeded last Friday. I guess I’m lucky I live in Las Vegas which is on the path of a lot of airplanes flying to and from other destinations.
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Miguel82 (27730) 2013-02-24 6:51
Wonderful shot Eleu, congratulations
Excellent background, good framing
danos (102500) 2013-02-24 6:56
fascinationg the view of the passing by airplane as outlined against teh full moon with its contrail to completes perfect the image.An excellent snapshot that everyone could take a similar photo.
serp2000 (45536) 2013-02-24 7:03
Wow! Superb! This is one of my favorite photos on the TE! Congratulations, Eleu!
jacquest (19047) 2013-02-24 7:21
I praise your patience and success. Very well done.
Romano46 (18472) 2013-02-24 7:35
una foto originalissima che nasce dal fortuito incontro di due soggetti che sei stata pronta nel riprendere nel momento giusto e soprattutto avendo l'accortezza di evitare movimenti accidentali che avrebbero vanificato la nitidezza della luna.
Oltretutto hai preso la foto anche con la giusta esposizione.
Ciao e buona domenica
rychem (41630) 2013-02-24 8:59
Compliments, you were at the right time in the right place, successful hunt
krzychu30 (15512) 2013-02-24 9:53
I can only say I´m really glad you did not give up trying to capture this scene.The outcome we can admire here is amazing.I like it!I´m just trying to figure out what kind of plane and airline it coulb be?Looks like one of MD80 or CRJ.
Fabulous shot Eleu!
Have a nice sunday
cornejo (46076) 2013-02-24 11:06
Eleu Hello, very nice picture of big plane traveling to the beautiful full moon. Pretty interesting and very good image sharpness, color and light. Very good and nice very good quality work, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good day and happy week.
Greetings and best wishes from the south of Spain.
fabbs99 (17175) 2013-02-24 13:11
Excellent photography with some bright and warm colors in the composition.Sharpness and clarity are perfect.Excellent composition and good presentation too.Very well done, TFS.
timecapturer (49288) 2013-02-25 9:17
well done and well worth the wait. This is stunning and so effective. I love your aircraft images and am always impressed with how you manage to capture the motion and detail so beautifully. Awesome work!
Have a great week - Brian.
ourania (50573) 2013-02-25 12:14
this is a magnificent image, so simple and suggestive at the same time. I love the sense of space, the details on the moon, the 3D impression of the plane, the evening mood and colours. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great day,
abmdsudi (57176) 2013-02-26 5:54
An amazing sight. The details you've captured are amazing - I had no idea the moon is beautiful and works a treat. Composition, colour, idea, angle direction of the aircrat and its contrail, every element works. The work you have done on this has certainly paid of, it has a feeling of solitude and power. What look so stunnung is the position of the jet aircratf in front of the moon in the rarified atmosphere at probably thirty nine thousand feet or may be more, I enjoy a feeling of solitude and power here. Photography thats out of this world, litterally. Congrats
batalay (40201) 2013-02-26 19:15
This exquisite shot belongs in the group theme, The Moon.... The timing was superb, as is all other elements of the photo. The small aperture has allowed you to achieve excellent depth-of-field, and the fast shutter speed has frozen the plane in space.
EstelleJ (921) 2013-02-28 13:32
This image is just stupendous! Did you shoot it with a telescope?:) Macro shot of the Moon! And the color of the sky is unbelievable! Magical image all around!
holmertz (58256) 2013-03-11 11:50
Looking through some of your earlier photos I came across this one, which I had missed before. It's a truly mindblowing composition, so very well done.
Thanks for sharing,
- Copyright: Eleu Tabares (eldancer1) (36343)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-02-22
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Event
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): The Moon... [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2013-02-24 6:17
- Favorites: 3 [view]