An Almost-Super Moon

Moon off Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. May 6, 2012.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

Betsy and I were in Simpsonville, South Carolina, on the Saturday night of the super moon.  Unfortunately there were heavy clouds and storms in Simpsonville that night, so we missed the super moon.

Fortunately Sunday night, at Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, was beautiful and clear.  The not-quite-so-super moon put in an appearance over the ocean almost opposite our room.  I was able to get this picture from the balcony of our room.

Moonlight on the ocean off Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. May 6, 2012.

We watched the moon rise in the sky and lay a silver stream of light on the surface of the water.

Moon rise at Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. May 6, 2012.

The sight was so incredibly beautiful that we both felt it made up for missing the super moon the night before.

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14 Responses to “An Almost-Super Moon”

  1. Ms. A Says:

    The photos turned out SUPER!

  2. MadSnapper Says:

    well that path on the water makes this moon a super moon in my book. so gorgeous.

  3. rhiebert Says:

    Still looks super to me.

  4. ZielonaMila Says:

    Fantastic photograph, fine and romantic views. I am greeting

  5. Karin Says:

    Love those moonbeams on the ocean! Great shot from the balcony! I can see that interesting shade of the night sky, but the photo looks black and white to me!

  6. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    These are absolutely awesome captures of the moon and its path of light across the water!! Really superb, George!! Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!

    Sylvia

  7. Happyone Says:

    Wow!! That is absolutely beautiful!!
    I didn’t get to see the moon either because it was cloudy here that night here too. Somehow I think what you a Betsy saw was even better.

  8. Ginny Says:

    Wow, George, Wow!!!!! These are your best moon shots ever…the first one has so much good contrast, and I love the way it is reflecting on the water in the others. The clouds just give it more dimension and interest.

  9. Maple Lane Says:

    John and I had talked about you getting a photo of the super moon while you and Betsy were vacationing.
    I’ll be sure to share these amazing pictures with John. Thanks for sharing.

  10. ewok1993 Says:

    spectacular shots.

  11. ladyfi Says:

    Wonderful moon shots. Love the silver waters.

  12. Sartenada Says:

    You captured the Super Moon! Nice post which I enjoyed.

  13. Jewaicious Says:

    What beautiful and peaceful captures. So calming.

  14. Leovi Says:

    I love that picture, of course a beautiful moonlight. Greetings.

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