How to Photograph the Moon – Equipment, camera settings & top tips

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings I thought I’d show you how to take a really easy picture of the moon.

In this video I show you the equipment, techniques and camera settings for getting the best moon photos.

When photographing the moon, there are a few key things to consider. I explain the best time to photograph the moon and also show you how to check the lunar cycle. You’ll also see what equipment I use, including my lens, tripod and shutter release cable. I also share the settings I used to photograph the moon and share some tips for reducing camera shake.

You can read more about the Apollo moon landings and the science and challenges of moon photography in this blog post: The science and challenges of moon photography

 

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