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How to take photos of the moon – Improve your photo shooting capabilities and your technique (contd..)

Tip 711 (Use RAW when possible): RAW allows you to adjustments in non-destructive (non-lossy) mode. When you are taking photos of the night, and with the moon, there is a strong chance that you will want to do white balance adjustments, and for doing those adjustments in the camera, you need to shoot in RAW.

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How to take photos of the moon – Improve your photo shooting capabilities and your technique (contd..)

Tip 706 (Track the phases of the moon): This may seem very obvious, but be sure to check out the various phases of the moon as well as the lunar calendar. This will you determine whether the moon is in a full moon stage, or half or quarter, or even when there is no moon […]

How to take photos of the moon – Improve your photo shooting capabilities and your technique (contd..)

Tip 701 (Use tree branches to frame your photos): When you are taking photos of the moon as it is (without trying to show the moon over a landscape), the image can look much better when you get some tree branches in the photo, such that those branches seem to frame the moon on the […]

How to take photos of the moon – Improve your photo shooting capabilities and your technique (contd..)

Tip 696 (Use Zoom lens or super-zoom lens): When you are going in for shooting the moon, it seems much smaller in photos than the eye perceives. It is recommended that you use your zoom lens or even superzoom lens (like 600mm, if you have some of these). However, keep in mind that at higher […]