How to photograph the moon: an easy way to shoot moon pictures full of detail

    | Night | Photography Tips | 24/10/2013 11:52am

    3 key tips when learning how to photograph the moon

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    Moon Photography Tip 1: switch your white balance
    If the moon is bright orange in your shots, switch from Auto White Balance to Tungsten or Cloudy to cool down tones, or adjust the tone of the image in post-processing

    Moon Photography Tip 2: crescents offer different compositions 

    Missed the full moon? You can still get a decent moon picture – crescent moons make for beautiful shots, and three-quarter moons will show good crater detail

    3 key tips for knowing how to photograph the moon: rent a lens

    Moon Photography Tip 3: Rent-a-lens
    Not lucky enough to have a hefty zoom lens in your collection? You can rent beautiful bits of glass easily from A Sigma 50-500mm like ours will set you back £40 for three days, which is plenty of time to get a great moon shot in the bag.

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    Posted on Thursday, October 24th, 2013 at 11:52 am under Night, Photography Tips.


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