This Tuesday morning (April 15) is the first of four total lunar eclipses that will be visible in North America during 2014 and 2015. Considering that I’ve been clouded out of the past four, I’m hopeful that I’ll be able to photograph at least one of them. Unfortunately, the forecast in my backyard isn’t looking Read more... you know you want to.
The full moon occurs tonight (actually 7:33 in the morning), which means the next few nights are going to be great for some types of night photography. You won’t be shooting many meteors or Milky Way scenes, but you can shoot landscapes illuminated by the moon, as well as shots that include the moon in Read more... you know you want to.
The images on the “Night Photos” pages are selected from blog posts, but these pages include only a sampling of the relevant images. If you want to see all of the content for a certain topic, use the blog’s “Search” feature. Waterfall illuminated by the full moon
It has been one of those days, so no tome to go with tonight’s nightly photo. But check this out if you want to read more about twilight and crepuscular rays.
As I mentioned in last Wednesday’s post about the moon and in this ancient how-to post, photographing subjects under the light of the full or nearly full moon can produce exciting images, especially if you include the sky. With the right exposure, you’ll get a slightly darkened blue sky, similar to what you’d get by Read more... you know you want to.
The full moon occurs this Saturday evening at 11:39pm, which means the night sky is already getting light, with the moonlight washing out the fainter stars. This is the time to shoot landscapes illuminated by the moon, and if you include the sky, you’ll get a blue, daytime-looking sky filled with stars. Pretty cool! I shot Read more... you know you want to.