2014.06 Strawberry moon


National Geographic reports that a full moon in June is traditionally called a strawberry moon, at least in Northern America. The special coincidence for this last one is that it was also a Friday, 13th, something that will not happen again apparently until October 13, 2049 (which would be a Hunter’s Moon though).

salvo ventura 2014.06.12 Full moon (strawberry moon)

I captured this picture a day before the full moon. As I was walking outside around 10pm I noticed how bright the moon was, and especially how clear the air was, so much that I felt compelled to just go in, grab the camera and take few shots. Not the first time I do that, but somehow I feel an urge to capture it. Maybe there is something magical about a full moon after all.

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About Salvatore Ventura

I am a commercial photographer based in Milpitas (CA), serving the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. Among the photo services I provide are, contemporary and lifestyle portraits, profile headshots, product photography and digital image editing. I enjoy home cooked italian recipes, spanish flan, mexican tacos, and korean kimchi. And occasionally peanut butter on bananas. Have a project for me? Let me hear about it.

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