...for an unsatisfactory picture
Not Worth the Effort
I got up at six am and went out to look at the sky. It was dark, and wow, there in the west, just setting was a round, full moon.
As I remember, Easter, tomorrow, falls on the first Sunday, after the first full moon, after the Vernal Equinox. So that setting moon is the Easter moon. It was beautiful.
I went back inside and told Jeanie, one of our early rising residents, about the Easter moon. She asked, "Did you take a picture?"
Welll no, I hadn't even considered it. With my snapshot camera a picture of the moon would be nothing but a tiny dot on a black background. But then I considered... a shot through the trees might be okay. So I went and fetched the camera.
Out I went. I framed the picture of the moon through the trees. BUT.... I got a low battery indicator instead of a picture. Back inside I went and located some batteries. BUT the batteries are in a plastic package. Have you any luck opening those molded plastic packages? Not I. I struggled with package. I finally asked one the caregibers to open the package for me.
I loaded the batteries and turned on the camera. Now, all the settings need to be re-set. Fiddle fiddle. I finally ignored the settings... the camera will record that I took the picture 1/1/2000 and 0001 am, but never mind that, get the picture
Out I went...BUT the sky was growing lght and the moon had set below the horizon. So I found a new location, which was not very good, being far from my original site. ..
There is the unsatisfactory picture up there. Not worth the effort. Time required to take an post the picture: One hour and forty five minutes.
Happy Easter Moon
Post Script..... first attempt at uploading failed. "Your file could not be uploaded. " (No reason stated... it is just that this photo is jinxed.)