A blood moon (full lunar eclipse) in Balboa Park. The moon and California Tower is framed by tree leaves and branches.

Under a Blood Moon | Balboa Park, San Diego

The moon turns a deep red during a lunar eclipse and passes near the California Tower in Balboa Park.

The Story Behind the Photo

It's quite a sight to see a dark blood red moon in the sky. Although my left brain knows why the moon is red (due to the eclipse and the earth's atmosphere filtering out blue light), my right brain is telling me that this a momentous occasion signaling a change to come.

This photo was from the early morning hours of Jan 31, 2018. Technically it was a super, blood, blue moon. Super means that moon appears larger than normal because it's orbit takes it closer to the earth, blood due to the red color from the eclipse, and blue because it was the second full moon during the month.

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Archival Pigment Print on Fine Art Paper

This is a photographic print made on Canson Infinity Platine Fibre Rag which is a heavyweight (310 gsm) and 100% cotton paper. The image is printed using pigment inks with outstanding archival properties. All images are printed at the listed size on paper that is slightly larger resulting in an additional border. This is a print only, shipped rolled in a robust protective tube.

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Trulife Acrylic Fine Art Print

This is a photographic print where the front has been directly adhered to a sheet of TruLife acrylic which is an ultra clear, scratch resistant, and anti-reflective glazing. This process is known as face mounting. The acrylic captures light internally and bounces it off the surface of the print resulting in a display with incredible depth and vibrancy. With proper lighting, the acrylic print will appear to have light emanating from the image itself. The back of the print is sealed with another layer of protective acrylic.

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