Seattle Times reader Jim Bartley’s photo of the New Year’s full moon rising over Seattle and the Cascades, with a ferry in the foreground.

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Photographer: Jim Bartley, Bainbridge Island Photo taken: Jan. 1, at Rockaway Beach, Bainbridge Island Photographer’s description: “For the first supermoon of 2018, I set up a tripod-mounted Canon 5D Mark III with 100-400 mm lens to shoot moonrise. As a Washington State Ferries user and fan, I just had to include the Tacoma in the frame. Shot at 400 mm for 1/60 second, aperture f5.6.” Critique: “It was a great choice to include the ferry in this frame. It helps create a nice layer in the foreground that stands out against the supermoon. Using the tripod with a slower shutter speed really helped keep the nice details throughout the frame.” Below is a gallery of previous Reader’s Lens picks. Share your recent photo from around the Northwest. Submit online at Our favorite will appear in this spot next week. We judge the year’s best and award prizes in December.