Photographing A Moonlight Scene

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 Photographing A Moonlight Scene

 

The moonlight.

The full moon.

What else has been a greater source of mystique in stories, movies, songs or photos?

It can transform people into werewolves, turn them insane or be a measure of fertility.

A more down to earth way of looking at the moonlight though, is that it can make for some great photo opportunities.

This is the story behind the moonlit image at the top of this post.

 

How did I plan the timing of the moonlight scene?

The very first thing to do is to find out when the moon is full.

Photographing using the moon as the only light source is best at the night of the full moon +/- a few days.  More than a few days either before or after the full moon, the light will be too weak.… Read the rest