The mag­nif­i­cent moon

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Digital Camera World - - SHOOT THE STARS - Wait­ing for clear con­di­tions, choos­ing the right moon phase and us­ing a 500mm lens can re­veal plenty of stun­ning de­tail in the lu­nar sur­face. 300–600mm lens Tri­pod Re­mote re­lease

s the bright­est and largest ob­ject in the night sky, the moon is a great sub­ject to use as an in­tro­duc­tion to astro-pho­tog­ra­phy. It’s so large that you can eas­ily shoot it with a nor­mal tele­photo lens, and it is bright enough that you can use a shut­ter speed fast enough to avoid need­ing a track­ing mount. But even though the moon is rel­a­tively easy to shoot, you still need to use the right tech­niques to get a good shot. Here are our four sug­ges­tions…

kit list: moon pho­tog­ra­phy

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