How To Take The Perfect Moon Shot

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Published
Oct 30, 2021

Hindustan Times

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It's no secret that everyone wants to photograph the moon, particularly on full moon nights when the celestial body shines brightly high in the sky

But more often than not, people with mobile phones, end up capturing an image that shows the moon as a small glowing blob in the sky

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It is quite possible to take beautiful shots of the moon. You can modify the settings of your camera and set it manually to capture the moon perfectly

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Here are some tips and tricks that will help smartphone users capture the moon using their device

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Downloading an app on an Android smartphone or iPhone instead of using the camera directly can significantly improve camera performance

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Capture the moon against a structure, such as a bridge or a skyscraper, to add perspective and interest to the shot

Another consideration for users while photographing the moon is to use a telephoto or zoom lens if available

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Set your ISO or your camera sensitivity to 100, which would ensure that you are capturing the highest quality images

Users should set the file type to RAW in order for the phone to capture the largest image size on a smartphone

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Capturing images in low light conditions takes time so it is recommended to use a tripod for stability

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