April pink moon 2021: here’s how to take a good picture of the supermoon tonight

April pink moon 2021: here’s how to take a good picture of the supermoon tonight

The Guardian

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Guardian Australia picture editor Carly Earl explains the dos and don’ts of photographing the celestial spectacle

With a pink supermoon rising, many people will pull out their mobile phones to try and get an Instagram-worthy photograph, but unfortunately the moon is really challenging to get a great photo of.

Two reasons: it is very far away and unless you have a telephoto lens (which makes the moon appear closer than it is) it will always appear as a very small glowing dot in the frame.

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