The Phases of Moon Photography


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Maybe it’s because it’s just about a couple of hundred thousand miles from the Earth, but the moon is quite a challenge to photograph. In fact, prior to my arrival into the world of DSLR photography last year, I don’t think I ever successfully captured anything better than a weird lunar blob.

Sunday night’s Super Blood Harvest [Insert Adjective Here] Moon Eclipse gave me the perfect opportunity for some celestial snapshots–and though my fairly standard lens could never do it justice (I’ll leave that to the experts), I think I did all right for a first-timer!

It took a lot of tries to get there, though…

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