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What a Little Moonlight Can Do

Laurent Laveder is a landscape astrophotographer. No, really. That’s his job! OK, he’s also an astronomy journalist, if that makes you feel any better. But it’s his amazing astrophotography, especially his series called Moon Games, that really inspires awe… and lots of FB/G+ reposting.

Moon Games

8 thoughts on “What a Little Moonlight Can Do

  1. My wife and I have tried taking pictures like this and the moon always shows up as very, very small. Guess we have to learn about f-stops and exposure settings and the like, huh?

    These pictures are very nice. I am extremely jealous.

    1. A longer focal length will make the moon appear larger in comparison to whatever is in the foreground, this is due to perspective compression and will work with anything by making them appear closer together.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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