Moonlit Vista by Matthew Barton
Moonlit Vista (Matthew Barton)
Moonlit Vista by Matthew Barton

Photo of the Week for April 4, 2014 While unwanted light from the Moon often interferes with both […]

Photo of the Week for April 4, 2014

While unwanted light from the Moon often interferes with both visual observers and astrophotographers, moonlight can be used to advantage by a creative astrophotographer. Depending on the length of the exposure, moonlight can illuminate the entire foreground of the shot, which results in a unique astrophoto. Matthew Barton did some photography on a night near full Moon, at the A.Y. Jackson Lookout near Sudbury, Ontario, last fall while the leaves were in full bloom. He combined 120, 20-second images using a Canon Eos 7D at ISO 1000. Startrails.exe software was used to combine the individual exposures into a single photo.

Moonlit Vista by Matthew Barton
Moonlit Vista (Matthew Barton)

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