Once in a Blue Moon

Sean Schuster Fine Art Photography Canada | Once-in-a-Blue-Moon
Once in a Blue Moon
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Camera Details
Canon 5DsR
Camera Settings
ISO 100 | f/16 | 0.8s
Vancouver Island, BC

About This Piece

Shooting images here several times before, I always make a point of looking for Mount Baker, as it often sits prominently in the background from this vantage point. Mostly snow-capped, and always stunning, it takes only low-level clouds to make Baker disappear. To capture her beauty, I knew the conditions would have to be just right. I found it ironic after showing up in search of her, time and time again, it seemed it’d be only Once in a Blue Moon, I’d get lucky enough to shoot what I’d been looking for.

In anticipation of a full moon, I raced to capture this shot. Rising behind Mount Baker, leaving a crimson accent at her peak, the moon offered perfect lighting. Highlighting the dense forest in the foreground, the glass-like ocean, mountains, and gulf islands, this was certainly the most incredible moonrise I’ve ever witnessed.



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Dimensions N/A

48", 60", 72", 84", 96", 120", 144", 180"


Acrylic Facemount, Acrylic Facemount – Triptych, Acrylic Facemount – 5 Panel, Satin Black Stack w/ Black Linen, Satin Black Stack w/ White Linen, Satin Black Floating w/ Black Linen, Satin Black Floating w/ White Linen, Cigar Leaf w/ Black Linen, Cigar Leaf w/ White Linen, Dark Ash w/ Black Linen, Dark Ash w/ White Linen


Mountains, Oceans/Lakes, Trees


Blue, Green, Red, Yellow