The moon has fascinated us humans for all of history.
And it’s easy to see why. The moon is the brightest object in the night sky. It causes the tides here on Earth. Since it takes the Moon the same amount of time to rotate around once as it does for it to revolve around the Earth once, we always see the same side. So, there’s a side of the moon that we never see! And, the side we do see, that we always see, can, on occasion, look suspiciously like a face. That old man in the moon is always looking down on us! And, by the way, the moon isn’t made of cheese!
Moon photography can produce some wonderfully stunning images, especially when it’s full. (To find the next full moon, check out the Full Moon Calendar.)
But photographing the moon can be challenging. In fact, I would venture to say that photographing the moon can be one of the trickier projects in photography.
With that in mind, here are some articles that give some great tips on capturing our closest neighbor:
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For the last several posts, we have been talking about exposure and how we can use it to creatively change the look of our photos. And in our previous post, we looked at using the aperture settings to change the depth of field of an image.
n the last few weeks we have been talking about exposure and the settings that control it.
In this post, we’ll look at the aperture setting, another of the exposure controls, and see how you can use it to enhance your photos, direct focus onto your subject and give your images a sense of dimension.
In our last post, we talked about shutter speed and how it affects the way motion is portrayed in an image.