Because we are away from city lights we often get shadows from a full moon. This summer it was fun to walk outside without a flashlight and not run into trees or trip over bikes. Now that we have snow on the ground the effect of the bright moon is even greater. I don't go walking around in it...too cold especially this week, but love to admire it from the many windows of our house. In fact I don't even need a night light to walk safely around the house because so much light comes in.
I really wanted to be able to share what it looks like, so last night when I woke wide awake at 2 AM I got out my camera and tried a bunch of different settings. The pictures were taken from our dinig room and kitchen. Here is what I ended up with. I did some editing with Paint Shop, but the first is untouched: