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Dorrigo Supermoon by DrewHopper Dorrigo Supermoon by DrewHopper
Sunday's event was a "supermoon," the closest and therefore the biggest and brightest full moon of the year. At 11:34 p.m., the moon was about 221,802 miles from Earth. That's about 15,300 miles closer than average. That proximity makes the moon appear about 14% bigger than it would if the moon were at its farthest distance.

This photo was taken at dusk from the Dorrigo National Park Skywalk - NSW, Australia. Perched 70 meters above the very edge of the escarpment. The stunning view sweeps over the park and encompasses the Bellinger Valley to the coast. You can see how the landscape has been folded and sculpted into hills, gorges and slopes, and look down into the top of the rainforest canopy.

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SchwarzWieEbenholZ Mar 11, 2013  Professional Photographer
Your photo has been linked under mine: [link] :)
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Sparia Nov 10, 2012  Student General Artist
simply..too lovely!
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SECRET-NINJA-SUPER-M May 8, 2012   General Artist
Stunning pic
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Wow you got an excellent shot of it and the view you had looks amazing.
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JustBePhotos May 7, 2012   Photographer
This is such a beautiful shot!! <3 Beautiful!
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Trinitite May 7, 2012  Student General Artist
The contrasting warm and cool colors between the moon and the sky create a nice effect.
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ElmitheFox May 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful! awwww drat i missed the event D:
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aFeinPhoto-com May 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
Nice take on it here. Did you open up the shadows a bunch on the hillside?
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DrewHopper May 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
Blended 2 exposures, one for the mountains and another for the moon/sky. Too much you reckon in the FG? It's easy to make it darker ;)
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