How to Photograph the SuperMoon
When the full moon coincides with the closest point between the moon and Earth in the lunar orbit, a supermoon occurs.
In 2014, the moon will appear unusually bright and full on the following dates:
- Saturday, July 12 at 11:25 UTC
- Sunday, August 10 at 18:09 UTC
- Tuesday, September 9 at 1:38 UTC
The true supermoon in 2014 will occur on August 10, when the moon will 221,765 miles (or 356,896km) from Earth. It’s a great excuse to get out, take some photographs and experiment, as the moon may appear bigger and brighter than usual.
To work out the exact time when the moon will be closest to the Earth in your timezone, use this siteand enter your location.
Here are some tips for photographing the supermoon in all its glory.