full moon

Monday, Jan. 9, the day of this writing, is the day of the Wolf Moon-January’s full moon.  There is something magical about winter full moon photos, so I encourage everyone to take their best shot tonight. Of course, any night shot is better when there is more than just a moon in the dark sky, […]

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Shooting the Moon

March 19, 2011

As an one-time avid player of the card game Hearts, I was lucky to shoot the moon rather often. However, once I began seriously aiming for the real moon in my photographic pursuits, I found the task a bit more challenging. Today was another attempt, since this full moon-on March 19, 2011, is a super […]

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Capturing images in the dark can be a tricky, requiring very slow shutter speeds and a bit of trial an error. However, shooting a full moon is as easy as snapping any image in the light of the midday sun. Just use the sunny 16 rule-set your aperture (f-stop) to 16 and your shutter speed […]

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