The image was taken at dawn right before sunrise. Moon was three quarters on its way to new moon and Venus was very very bright standing next to the Moon. Because sunrise was close the dark side of the moon was lit enough to see some details. Catching both the bright and the dark site of the moon with the old Canon compact camera was not possible but I took some images of the bright side showing some craters and some images of the dark side (longer exposures) so faintly show some surface details as well. The view of the two bodies in the night sky was very pretty to watch.
I really want to do a stitching of both sides of the moon – dark and bright side!