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PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Wednesday's Moon, Thursday Night Lights

Capturing the elusive at Half Moon Bay Recreation's intermediate photography class.

PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Wednesday's Moon, Thursday Night Lights PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Wednesday's Moon, Thursday Night Lights PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Wednesday's Moon, Thursday Night Lights

Stuart Nafey — a to Half Moon Bay Patch — teaches beginning and intermediate photography through the city's Recreation Department.

Nafey's photos — taken of a range of subjects including the , , local , the , and — always elicit appreciative comments from Half Moon Bay Patch readers.

When I learned of the intermediate photo class he teaches through the Recreation Department, I signed up to advance my own photography skills.

On Wednesday night, the class gathered on the side of Highway 1 with our tripods and cameras to catch the rising moon over Half Moon Bay's historic . Last night, we experimented with a range of shutter speeds, apertures, and ISO settings while taking photos of moving bright lights.

See some of the photos I took on Wednesday and Thursday night in the gallery at right.

Interested in taking Stuart Nafey's beginning or intermediate photography classes in Half Moon Bay? Contact him by clicking on his byline at one of his Half Moon Bay Patch blog posts .

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