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Crescent Moon In The Water



Are you in the mood to watch something romantic? Light some candles, turn off those lights, and sit in front of your computer monitor—it’s about to get a little hot in here.

Just kidding! Ha. Come on. You should see the look on your face.


Have you ever seen a crescent Moon in the water? No? You’re in luck! Grab some popcorn and prepare to watch a boring movie. Wanna guess what it’s about? Yup! A crescent Moon in the water. The quality toward the beginning of the film is somewhat shitty. Please forgive my incompetence.

Water waves distorted the crescent Moon into a variety of obscure geometrical shapes. The waxing horns elongated and twisted into illuminated ribbons. Scaled entities under the water disrupted the still surface.

The movie includes footage recorded with a 102mm catadioptric telescope…oh! Don’t mind the slightly annoying cricket orchestra.

What is that smell? Right! Your popcorn must be done. Great. Fantastic. Butter your bowl and slap the play button!




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22 Comments on Crescent Moon In The Water

  1. Very peace and serene. Nice work Fly Trap Man

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    • I apologize for my late response! The Moon’s reflection in the water was somewhat difficult to focus on, but I’m glad it worked out (eventually). Thanks for watching!


  2. Your post inspired me to write something related to this, so I’ll “ping” it back here, or something like that. I’ll post it tomorrow.


  3. Nice meditative short

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  4. Wow, love this! Make it look like the moon was defending itself in the cosmos. What kind of camera are you using for the still?

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    • I apologize for the late reply! Your comment was placed in my spam folder.

      I used a Canon Rebel T5i and a 102mm Maksutov telescope (prime focus). The video was also recorded with the same telescope and camera. If you have any more questions, then feel free to ask! Thanks for commenting.

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    • I forgot to mention: the Moon in the water was recorded with a Canon 75-300mm zoom lens.

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      • I use the same camera but have yet to try the video on it. Gives me ideas! Thank you!! 🙂

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      • The Canon Rebel T5i is a versatile camera, especially for the price. The video capability is a little outdated, but that doesn’t mean it’s obsolete. The articulating LCD screen is very useful.

        If you happen to use the Canon 75-300mm kit lens, then you’ll be able to easily record lunar footage (with a tripod or mount).

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  5. Fly me to the moon on your kite…y’r a star and the musical accomplishment is just perfect. Loved the performance.

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  6. Yes indeed, ‘the crickets did all the work’. How dare you suggest they could be annoying. I love crickets! Love them, you hear?! Now go fly a kite!

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  7. Looking at your kite and moon, I just realized what FTM can also stand for – “(F)ly me (T)o the (M)oon!” Aren’t I a clever skeleton man?



  8. That was quite lovely! Cool effects, Fly. I like your silhouette art, too — gee, I want an FTM kite… I bet it would almost touch the moon. 😀

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  9. I like how peaceful it is.

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