Bright Moon rising over the Saligo dunes, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a bright full Moon rising above a small gap in dunes behind a beach
Bright Moon rising over the Saligo dunes, Isle of Islay

After watching a sunset on the west coast of Islay I stayed out on the beach in Saligo Bay to enjoy the beautiful light of the gloaming. Just as I was thinking about leaving I spotted the full Moon rising over the dunes. The picture doesn’t do it justice, but I hope it at least gives you an idea of the beautiful sight of the Moon coming up behind the dunes.

Saligo Bay dunes panorama, Isle of Islay

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Panoramic picture of a coast with dunes and a beach, the June afternoon sun still high in the sky
Saligo Bay dunes panorama, Isle of Islay

A few days after the same view at sunset (on the longest day of 2019 to be precise), but a few hours earlier. A view from one of the highest dunes at Saligo Bay on the west coast of Islay, looking over the dunes and beach. The sun still quite high in the sky, about 4 hours until sunset.