It’s one of the best kept lock-and-key secrets amongst photographers and so amazingly simple to do – shooting by the light of a full moon

With the full moon behind you, set your camera to ISO 800, f4 & 30 seconds exposure (all on manual) and start shooting ‘middle of the night’ images that look deceptively like they were shot in broad daylight.

This image below was shot at the famous Sugar Loaf Rock at Dunsborough in Western Australia when I was out there studying with Christian Fletcher and Nick Rains. The scene is illuminated with nothing other than moonlight on a clear night and if you look closely enough in the sky you can actually see a plethora of stars (looks quite sensational on the full size print anyway).

What are you waiting for, go on, get out there and give it a try.

 

 

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