Your Take: How to take super photos of a supermoon
March 21, 2015 - Supermoon
What a week for skywatching.
The “Supermoon” occurs when a moon is tighten to a horizon, causing it to seem bigger and brighter. Tonight’s occurrence is a third of 6 in 2015; if we skip it, we can see it in July.
If you’re looking to constraint a best of a night sky, these tips from Arizona Republic photographer Dave Seibert, should help.
YOUR TAKE: Share your night-sky sightings
Moonrise is a best time to fire a well-composed print that includes elements of your surroundings. Seibert suggests looking for reflections in lakes, silhouettes of planes, trains, animals or people.
Location, location, location
Make certain we have a good line of steer toward a horizon.
Lights, camera, action
Grab your smartphone, DSLR or out-of-date 35mm and get prepared to go.
On your phone
Use a tripod and support a photo. Set a bearing for a liughtness of a moon. Turn on stabilization, if you’ve got it, and try experimenting with night mode and ISO settings. Save a digital wizz and only stand later.
On your camera
Use a tripod and make certain your ISO is 400 or less. The longer a lens, a better. Use a self-timer, if we got one. Shoot on primer bearing and focus.
Your Take bonus: Your photos of a halo borealis