Total Lunar Eclipse


Totality during a Total Lunar Eclipse.

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Total Lunar Eclipse

The Moon during totality of a Total Lunar Eclipse.

This photograph shows the rich red colour which the Moon turns during the totality phase of a Total Lunar Eclipse. During this phase the light refracted around the Earth and through the Earth’s atmosphere causes the moon to appear red.

Photographing the moon during totality of a lunar eclipse can be challenging as the brightness significantly decreases. It is not uncommon for photographs such as this to have exposure times of several seconds. The longer exposure time means that the Moon will move during that time across the sky, introducing the requirement for a tracking mount, polar alignment and other technicalities. When I started photographing lunar eclipses it was the days of film photography and I can tell you that it is an awful lot easier now with digital cameras, even if there are still some tricks required.

Talk to me about canvas prints of this total lunar eclipse image, we can discuss what size would suit you best and how much it will cost to have printed and shipped to your door. Standard sizes are available via the add-to-cart functionality on this page.

Prints produced of this photograph are true long lasting photographic prints, individually prepared and signed by me the photographer. Each print is shipped with care information and identification label for framing

This astrophotograph can be purchased digitally for self-printing, use in books and publications, corporate material, marketing material, etc. Contact me to organise a copyright agreement.

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