Blood Moon 2018: How to photograph the total lunar eclipse on 27 July 2018 ~ Jamie Carter

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century will occur on 27 July 2018, and it will be visible to all photographers in the UK – clear skies allowing. 

The spectacle will see the moon turn an orangey, reddish colour for over an hour, which can make for a unique photograph.

A total lunar eclipse is not to be confused with a total solar eclipse, a much more dramatic and short-lived event that occurred last year in the US. While a challenging subject to photograph, a total lunar eclipse as far easier to capture using any camera equipped with a decent zoom capability.

Here’s everything you need to know to capture the most dramatic ‘blood moon’ of your lifetime. Great Opportunity…

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