Shenandoah NP - John H Bowman Photos
Afterglow & Moon - Tanners Ridge Overlook (22 minutes after sunset)

Afterglow & Moon - Tanners Ridge Overlook (22 minutes after sunset)

Ruth Ann & I went to Shenandoah NP June 27-28, stayed night at Skyland Resort (room 121, Craigin lodge - west side, same area as Laurel & Shenandoah lodges, where we stayed in 2015, opposite Conference Hall; cool, comfortable air, more clouds than forecast (which was good), except for sunset, and at night, when clear sky allowed night-sky shooting; after dinner at Big Meadows Lodge, drove short distance S to Tanners Ridge overlook for sunset, although slight cloud cover assured rather weak display; started with 24-70mm with CPOL, then went to 100-400mm to get in on interesting part of sky (didn't take time to switch to CPOL, used UV filter); finally, went back to 24-70mm for verticals including crescent moon; Tanners Ridge overlook, Skyline Drive MP 51.5, elevation 3465 ft

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