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After sunset, moon, 'ghost geese'.

Geese flew through my moon shot. At the time I thought they were sandhill cranes but on viewing in the computer I think they're geese. Feel free to weigh in. ;-) There's swans in the neighborhood too, but these still look like geese to me. I love the way the slow exposure translated to a ghostly movement with these winged critters.


A few people have asked about processing, so I thought I'd add that processing was minimal---just the stuff I normally do. A little levels, a little hue/saturation, a little sharpening. The color of the sky is natural, the moon and geese are too. The geese look the way they do because my shutter speed was slow--producing a motion blur effect, AND because I was focused on infinity.

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Taken on November 30, 2008