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Dispatch #2
Tracking the Moon by Diane Cook & Len Jenshel
Photo: Moonlit fountains
Moonlit fountain, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania: August 13, 2011.

Moonlight has its own soft, romantic poetry, but to get it right when photographing a garden at night requires some hard science. Six years ago, we learned this the hard way. We were photographing in a private garden, waiting and waiting for the moon to rise above the tree line, but it never did. Turns out that year the moon was on an exceptionally low orbit path. Who knew the moon’s orbit wobbles? 
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Celebrate tonight’s full moon with this dispatch by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel highlighting their photographs of gardens shot under a full moon.
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