Coincidentally, my family had flown into DIA airport the night
before - landing from the North and shortly after moonrise at 6:43PM. So I
had a nice view out my left side window as the full moon rose and it was neat
to see it glisten/flash off of water/reflective surfaces as we came in
Unfortunately, I only had my point-n-shoot camera with me, and the
lousy picture doesn't do it justice;
nor the ones I took earlier
(1 & 2)
of the wayyy cool cloud formations lit by the last rays of the sun.
Update: I tried shooting this the following month (Oct 13th), but this time the Moonset was at 6:48AM and Sunrise was at 7:09AM. I.e. 21 minutes later rather than 18 minutes before ... and the mountains were wayyyy too dark compared to the bright moon. But I had better luck capturing the January/2009 Moonset that had some wild clouds. And a year later, I made some nifty time-lapse movie of the moon setting over the Colorado Rockies"