how to photograph the moon

Here are links to some good tutorials on moon photography :

How to Photograph a Lunar Eclipse

How to Photograph the Moon (With 10 Great Examples)

Moon Photography Made Simple

LunarLight Photography Technical Information
How Bright is Moonlight?

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps

And here are my best moon shots :

It’s fascinating how much more a camera can see that the bare eye…
Made with camera Canon 1000D/ Canon zoom lens SF 75-300mm, tripod. Cropped and additional sharpening applied in post production.


As the moon is a light source, watch out fore some clouds that will reflect, diffuse and add nice effects.

Moonrise over Patscherkofel – 13.06.2011


You can see the moon’s face on the last one. It makes me think of children’s fairy tales …

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