This encounters between the Moon and these three bright planets will also be an amazing photo opportunity that can show everyone that we all share the same sky, no matter where we live on this good planet Earth.
Even with a smartphone it is easy to snap your own souvenir photo of this eye-catching celestial event. We invite you to share your photo with us on your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter channels by using the hashtag #onepeopleonesky and we'll make sure to share it with the world.
Quick Tips for Photographing the Conjunction
Remember to keep safeFollow all local health regulations regarding COVID-19 when photographing in public areas.
. Scout out ahead of time the ideal picturesque location to take your photo and identify where the moon will appear to be positioned from your spot2.
Identify the exact time of the sunset from your location (use timeanddate.com
. Watch the weather! Remember that some of the most beautiful photos will come when it's actually not a totally clear sky, but there are a few scattered clouds to add depth to your composition. 4.
Be patient and take plenty of photos5.
. Adjust your brightness to make the foreground dark, and if shooting away from the light, make the image brighter.
6. iPhone owners should try using HDR setting to improve exposure of your photo
7.. Use panorama mode to capture contrast and depth
8. Consider adding a subject to the photo like a buildings, trees, animals, people as clearly outlined silhouettes.