This turned out to be a spur of the moment thing. I heard about it the night before -- yeah, I don't watch the news that much these days -- and so the morning of the event, I grabbed my camera and the one lens that I figured would be best: the Fuji 90mm F/2.
I headed out to San Francisco City Hall. Normally, I can see the full moon because it's this big massive thing in the sky, kinda like the Death Star. But this time around, I couldn't see a thing in the sky. At first anyway. And then I saw it. This dim image out there. The way it looked, I thought the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse were going to ride out of it!
I set up at Civic Center Plaza and decided to use City Hall as a frame.
At first I thought that framing the moon with the flag pole might work, but the moon is still too small to see some of the details. In retrospect, I should have used the 50-140mm f/2.8 Fuji lens because that has OIS and I could have used a much lower shutter speed -- maybe 1/30sec -- and perhaps a lower ISO.
Cropping the image a little closer does help.
The picture doesn't really match when I saw on the way to Civic Center, probably because it was slightly higher in the sky when I saw it with my naked eye. By the time I took this shot, it was maybe 20 minutes later and the moon was lower. With the naked eye, it had more of a yellow-ish tint.
Still, it's one of those odd occurrences that one will have to wait another generation to experience, so I'm glad I captured it!