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How to photograph the super blood moon with your camera or phone

The super blood moon, otherwise known as the super flower blood moon, will be gracing our skies tomorrow – so it’s a good time to hatch a photographic plan to make sure you get a money shot of this pretty rare event.

This celestial event will be a special one for a couple of reasons. Firstly, this is the last ‘super moon’ of 2021. It’ll be taking place on May 26 because it’ll be passing just 222,116 miles from Earth – in galactic terms, mere cigarette paper’s width – which means it’ll look larger than usual.

But the reason the

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Super blood moon 2021: how to take a good photograph of May’s lunar eclipse with a phone or camera | The moon

With a super blood moon rising on Wednesday, many people will pull out their mobile phones to try and get an Instagram-worthy photograph of May’s total lunar eclipse and full moon, but unfortunately the moon is really challenging to get a great photo of.

Two reasons: it is very far away and unless you have a telephoto lens (which makes the moon appear closer than it is) it will always appear as a very small glowing dot in the frame.

Secondly, shooting at night is really difficult. Professional cameras allow you to change your ISO or your sensitivity rating

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