Making A Lunar Eclipse Photo

With all the buzz surrounding last night’s Super Blood Wolf Moon (that would be “super” because it’s at its closest approach to Earth right now, “blood” because lunar eclipses make the moon’s disk look red due to the fact that it is reflecting a “ring of sunsets” around the Earth’s edge, “wolf” because it’s in January, and “moon” because, well…) I figured I would jump on the bandwagon and have a shot at capturing some images as the moon entered the Earth’s shadow. The image I ended up with, a composite 5 frame composite generated using Photoshop, is shown above. Here’s how I created it.

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