Super Blood Wolf moon: top lunar eclipse photography tips from the experts

A total lunar eclipse one of the most dramatic and yet easiest to photograph celestial events of all. This coming total lunar eclipse on 20/21 January is visible to Western Europe, North America, and South America simultaneously. 

From a photography point of view, it's all about capturing a red full moon. It's a special sight, and though the night skies in January could well turn out to be cloudy, it is worth preparing to go out on a long night shoot. 

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Marc Chacksfield

A technology journalist who has been in the industry for 17 years, Marc is the former editor-in-chief of TechRadar and has also steered the ship for technology brands including T3, Tom's Hardware and Tom's Guide, and is currently the director of Shortlist Media and co-owner of 

An expert in the field of camera phones and mobile tech, Marc has been a long-time specialist when it comes to phone reviews, hands-on coverage, reviews and rumors. As a frequent visitor to big trade shows like CES, he has also had boots on the ground for the latest camera announcements and breaking developments in fields such as 8K video.