Photo Of The Day By Clayton Peoples

Photo By Clayton Peoples

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Moonset over Mt. Whitney” by Clayton Peoples. Location: California.

“Since capturing the moonset near the Whitney Crest in my photo ‘Transition,’ I had hoped to get a photo of the moon directly above Mt. Whitney itself—particularly given that it’s the tallest peak in the contiguous 48 states,” says Peoples. “After a lot of research, I chose this particular weekend to attempt the shot. Although the first morning didn’t deliver the composition I was seeking, the second morning produced nearly perfect conditions—including this moment when the moon was just above Mt. Whitney, on its way down.”

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