Full Moon Photography

Molly Eire

Hey, y’all!

So, if you didn’t know, last night was the full moon, which in July is known as the Buck Moon or Thunder Moon. I haven’t taken any photos of the moon in years, and last night was a great opportunity to do so! I also have a couple tips for you if you’re wanting to attempt to get full moon photos with your own DSLR.

A couple things I recommend is a zoom lens (usually comes with a camera bundle kit, it’s the longer lens around 70-300mm) so you can zoom in. I also recommend a tripod to eliminate some of the shake. From there, the settings I used were 1/100 shutter speed, f/11 aperture, and 100 ISO. It keeps the background nice and dark, but doesn’t blow out the moon too much. Also, if you want to make sure you get the focus as sharp as you…

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