Cool Photo

A full moon rises above the Olympic torch:

I was running late, rushing from my last job to the Bird's Nest for the men's 100m final - as I turned the corner with one of my colleagues we saw a full moon rising above the stadium and we could not believe our luck!

I had to decide if it would be worth stopping to shoot this picture and risk losing my spot in the stadium - I decided I could shoot this image quickly.

Luckily I had a long lens with me, as it would have been difficult to capture the image without it. I waited a few minutes for the moon to move in line with the torch and this was the result.

—Photographer Ryan Pierse/ Getty Images/ 18 August 2008
Thanks to Shaker Juliemania for sending that along.

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