Tag Archives: Night Photography

Better photos of the supermoon

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Moon

For those of you who are following these types of things… This weekend there are two astronomical events.

The first is that the Moon is closer & thus brighter than usual.  Some are calling it a “Supermoon.”

The second is the Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower

Regardless, I went out tonight to shoot the moon here in Carbondale, IL.  There is plenty of light pollution here, but I was still able to manage a pretty great shot!  

 

Canon t1i, Canon 70-200 IS L 2.8 lens with the Canon 2x extender, shot at ISO 100, 400mm, f 16, 1/100th of a second.

HDR Night time photos of Carbondale x-mas eve

Aside from the clock-tower, all shots are of scenes of Carbondale, IL – taken with a Canon 10-22 3.5-4.5 lens.  The clock tower is on the Southern Illinois University campus and was shot with a Canon 70-200 2.8L IS lens.
All shots were processed with Photoshop 5 and Lightroom 3.  All are HDR shots.