Spaceship Earth Dwarfs the Moon

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I don't normally revisit past shots for at least a couple of years unless I feel the original is less-than-stellar, but in this case, exactly 364 days after taking this shot, I decided to recreate one of my favorite shots from 2010.

 

There were a few reasons I did this. First, I love taking Spaceship Earth photos. Second, the legs no longer had the Leave a Legacy styling. Third, the full moon against the huge geosphere was a nice juxtaposition. Finally, I traded in the orange sky that everyone (except me) seems to hate for a beautiful clear star-filled blue sky (at least on this end of the park).

 

All in all, I'm pretty satisfied with the shot. Sometimes, as they say, you go with what works!

 

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  • Andrew Kirby 4y

    Absolutely perfect in every way! Awesome!
  • Gregg L Cooper 4y

    I'll take this one....
  • Ryan Pastorino 4y

    Absolutely perfect. You nailed the symmetry (very important when using a fisheye) and the colors are beautiful, especially in the sky.

    I revisit old shots all the time and it's usually when an element, in your case the moon, adds something extra special or unique.
  • Tom Bricker 4y

    Gregg L Cooper I wonder which one Ryan likes more? I'm guessing the 2010 version!
  • Michael Greening 4y

    Superb!
  • William McIntosh 4y

    Love the spaceship against the moon! Nice catch with this, Tom. Very cool that you would post the new one almost a year after the earlier version.
  • Cory Disbrow 4y

    This is good stuff right here. That moon is amazing.
  • Doug 4y

    The symmetrical framing, superb sharpness and outstanding colors make this a winner. Your night shots always amaze me!
  • Francis Tan 4y

    Beautiful fisheye.
    Great perspective and exposure is perfect.
  • Eugene1959 4y

    Please add your amazing photo to


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  • Kent Freeman 4y

    Nicely done with the moon.
  • Life-Is-An-Art (Mark) 4y

    Totally awesome revisit! This is way beyond stellar! Absolutely perfect and one of the best and most dramatic Spaceship Earth images on flickr!!! Outstanding work!
  • Todd Hurley Photography 4y

    The moon really puts this one over the top. Top notch.
  • { ...Angela } 4y

    Mercy Tom!! This is a fabulous capture and an amazing composition!! I love it!! The colors are phenomenal!
  • Kristi, The Mrs. 4y

    Great revisit!
  • Adam Lawrence 3y

    Why not come & join
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    you've got some smashing photos to share!
  • AstroZombee23 3y

    Awesome man!
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