A supermoon lunar eclipse will be visible at 3:47am on 28th September, as the moon falls completely within the Earth’s shadow.
This eclipse is rare as is coincides with a supermoon – when the moon looks about 14% larger and 30% brighter.
As the moon will be bigger and brighter this will provide an amazing rare larger reddish look at the moon.
Here a some top tips on how to how to photograph tonights rare lunar eclipse like a pro:
1. Don’t shoot a lonesome moon
Don’t photograph the moon by itself with no reference to anything, everyone will get that shot.
Be creative, relate it to a land-based object such as a local landmark or anything to give your photo a sense of place.
Do your homework, use Google Maps and other apps to get just the right angle at the right time.
3. Get the location right
Travel to remote areas to avoid light pollution and use a compass so you know where to expect the moon.
A slight miscalculation can result in a mad scramble with other photographers.
4. Get creative with friends
The eclipse lasts an hour, so you have plenty of time to mess about.
Use people in shot.
Get friends to appear to hold the moon in their hand or shine touches towards the moon.
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