Blood Moon Rising by DanCarrPhoto

I’m pretty pleased how this turned out considering there won’t be another chance for 18 years! I spent several hours trying to plan a shot that would have some iconic mountain in it at just the right spot. Figuring out how high I had to climb the opposite mountain to get it to line up at the point of total eclipse was tricky! I used the PhotoPills iPhone app and Google Earth for most of it. Shot with Canon 5D Mark 3 and my trusty 200-400 f/4.

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Blood Moon 2015 – View From Switzerland by YuriFineart


Taken with the canon 600d and a Tamron 70-300mm at 300mm (480mm Full Frame equivalent). I put the camera on a tripod, set the lens to 300mm and aimed at the Moon. I played around with a bunch of ISO and shutter speed combinations but ended up liking following settings: 2.0s F5.6 ISO 3200 the best. I also made sure I was in mirror lockup mode, had a 10s timer and i stood back a few feet every time i pressed the shutter. I would have gone wider than 5.6 but unfortunately that’s the widest this lens will go, in addition I’ve cropped the photo a bit after taking it. P.S you really have to set the focus manually and get it right by trial and error but luckily i managed to get a perfectly sharp shot of the supermoon!

Check out 2 videos of the bloodmoon!
Blodmoon Photo Slideshow ►
Bloodmoon Video ►

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