The Moon rising over the Merced Theater in Merced California.

Moon Over the Merced Theatre

I was planning on going into Merced to try and capture the rising moon over the Merced Theatre but it looked cloudy so I stayed home. I took a look outside when it was time and I saw a perfect conditions. Oh well. Knowing that the moon would rise about a few minutes before sunset on Tuesday I might be able to try it again or wait until April when the moon would align to the theater. It would be dark, but I knew the theater would have lights on the tower and sign so it may be interesting. I left the house about 6:45pm and got there around 7pm. I scouted the place last week and found a spot, but I decided to take another look. I ended up in the place I had planned on at waited. Had a couple people ask what I was shooting. I did have one laday ask me if I was shooting the moon. Apparently she had done the same thing a few years ago. Anyway here it is…

The Moon rising over the Merced Theatre in Merced California.

Mike is a Central Valley California landscape and nature photographer whose subjects include scenes from Merced County, Yosemite, SeKi, and the eastern Sierra. He is currently living in Atwater, CA.

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