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Tips for beginners for taking a picture of the Moon

BY: David Prakash Kumar | Category: Nature | Post Date: 2010-01-13

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There are various aspects involved in taking a photograph of the moon. Once the person learns to do this, then some of the major aspects of photography have been learnt by the individual. This is because it is not very simple or easy to get a picture of the moon. The person should adjust the light and the exposure. Also the shot is obviously going to be taken in the night and so the person should make sure that the night time shot is as effective as a day time photograph. Since all these aspects are involved, it is quite a task for the beginner to take a picture of the moon.

1. Taking trial pictures:

With the digital cameras ruling the world of photography, it has become easier for people to photograph the moon with minimal cost. A person does not need to click a picture and then develop the picture to learn if the photo of the moon is perfect. Click pictures of the moon with various adjustments and also various zoom levels and then check the picture to see if the picture is perfect. The focus of the camera should be set to infinity to be able to photograph the moon perfectly. This will help the young budding photographer to learn the best method of how to photograph the moon. Different photographs of the moon at various speeds of the shutter will help you to take the best pictures.

2. The phase of the moon:

There are different phases of the moon that have to be considered by the photographer while taking a picture of the moon. The moon rise or the time when the moon is setting is trickier because of the presence of the suns light too. This makes it very important for the person taking the picture to provide adequate amount of exposure for the picture to be perfect. While the sun's light is not present in the night, the photograph should capture the various aspects of the moon like the craters and other things. The zoom and the exposure should be right with the shutter speed also playing a major role in the quality of the picture of the moon.

3. The exposure:

The aperture of the camera also plays an important role in the quality of the picture. There are different aperture levels that can be used to capture images. The smallest one is f2 and it increases in sequence up to f32 and that is the maximum that is available for the cameras. The correct aperture can be gauged depending on the camera by taking various shots.

4. Patience:

The photographer should also have a lot of patience for being able to take the pictures with care. People who get frustrated easily will not be able to get the best pictures. So the photographer should have a lot more patience than what is usually thought about them.

These are the various facts to remember when one is about to photograph the moon.

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