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How to Watch and Photograph the Total Lunar Eclipse on November 8

Aloha and welcome. You must be here because like most people, you waited until the last minute to do something. Or maybe you are just genuinely curious and had no idea there is a total lunar eclipse coming up. Whatever it is, welcome, and thanks for being here.

A Composite Photo of the Longest Partial Lunar Eclipse of the Century

The longest partial lunar eclipse in 580 years occurred this week, and photographers around the world did their best to capture the once-in-a-lifetime event on camera. Photographer Andrew McCarthy went the extra mile by staying up until 4am and capturing thousands of photos to create an incredible composite of the eclipse.

How I Shot This Lunar Eclipse Sequence In Camera, On Film

G’day from Australia, my name is Jason De Freitas (@jase.film on Instagram), and I’m a photographer mostly known for my analog astrophotography. In this article, I’ll describe the process and decisions I went through to take this lunar eclipse multi-exposure sequence on medium format film.

How to Photograph a Total Lunar Eclipse

You're about to learn everything you need to photograph a lunar eclipse, including the upcoming total lunar eclipse on May 26, 2021. Everything!

A Photo of My Girlfriend, the Lunar Eclipse, Mars, and the Milky Way

I normally love to plan my photos and I would have liked to plan a cool shot with yesterday’s moon eclipse. However, when I planned my current trip to Kyrgyzstan, I didn’t realize I would be there with the lunar eclipse of 2018 (bad planning, I know).

Lion Cub and Supermoon Eclipse Captured in a Single Frame

The photo above is a perfect example of when preparation and luck meet, shake hands, and press down your shutter in unison. Captured by wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas, the photo shows a lion cub in the foreground with last September's supermoon eclipse in the background.

People Just Found Out How Bad Smartphones Are at Photographing the Moon

Most people use their smartphones as their go-to snapshot camera these days, and the impressive image quality of the latest models is great for recording everyday memories. The small sensor and lens do have their limitations, though, and quite a few people found that out last night when they pulled out their smartphones to photograph the supermoon lunar eclipse.

The First Photo of the ISS Transiting a Lunar Eclipse

Renowned French astrophotographer Thierry Legault captured one of the most remarkable images of the supermoon lunar eclipse yesterday. He managed to shoot the world's first photo of the International Space Station passing in front of the moon during the eclipse.

The Best Photos from the 2015 Supermoon Lunar Eclipse

People around the world were treated to a supermoon lunar eclipse last night and early this morning. It's a sight that won't appear again for another 18 years (the next one is in 2033). Photographers around the world brought their cameras out to give the sight their best shot, and the results are spectacular. Here's a rundown of some of the most beautiful photos and videos created.

A Primer on Planning a Lunar Eclipse Photograph

This article is about how this time slice shot of a lunar eclipse was made. Its focus is mainly on the planning that went into it, even before the first shutter click. Hopefully by sharing what I did, I can prepare you for creating your own lunar eclipse photo.

A Close-Up Time-Lapse of the October 8th ‘Blood Moon’ and Lunar Eclipse

If you lived in Europe or Africa -- or if you're in the US and the thought of getting up between 2 and 5 in the morning repelled you -- you probably missed this week's total lunar eclipse and 'blood moon.' But have no fear, because Griffith Observatory in LA captured a close-up (if a bit shaky) time-lapse of the entire rust-colored event for you.

Riveting Time-Lapse of a Total Lunar Eclipse

In June of 2011, astrophotographer Jean-Luc Dauvergne travelled all the way to Tajikistan to capture the total lunar eclipse on June 15th in the best conditions possible. Lasting almost two hours, he captured the eclipse from start to finish in a captivating minute-long time-lapse with one heck of a crescendo.