There are those shots that force you to go out into the field at times when others wouldn’t even consider it. There are other shots that require some planning and others where post-processing is critical. This particular photograph encompasses a bit of each of these types of photos. For this reason, I’d like to share the story of how it came to be.
The Moon is a captivating subject. However, photos with the Moon alone are all very similar. This celestial body shines (pun intended) when you add other objects to the image, whether it’s the silhouette of the landscape or a human figure. Read about finding the right time, place, and method to shoot the Moon.
A full lunar eclipse is awaits us this very weekend. So don’t miss this chance to catch a rare phenomenon that the Moon is offering us. Prepare your camera and capture the exceptional play of colors and shadows. We’ll show you how.
The moon has been fascinating people for centuries. And photographers are no exception. It attracts their lenses in all of its phases—not to mention during eclipses. But moon photography has its specifics. Learn how to photograph the Moon and configure your camera, and what to watch out for.
Fascinating photos of stars passing through the sky and leaving shining trails behind them. Pictures like these are an enticing aim for everyone who has ever tried photographing the stars. Meanwhile they’re easier to create than it might at first seem. Take a look at how to photograph the night sky and capture the motion of the stars—star trails—within it.
The seeming motion of the stars is due to the Earth’s rotation around its own axis. The stars form concentric rings around the point that the Earth’s axis intersects in the sky—for the Northern Hemisphere, this is roughly around the North Star.