Photographing the Supermoon

This past week there was a triple threat moon so we got three of our staff members to shoot the moon in three different ways. On January 30th and January 31st, 2018 the moon was a super moon, a blood moon, and a blue moon all at the same time. Brandon, Bruce, and Nick all put their spins on photographing one of the most photographed night skies of the month.


Brandon Used a Sony A200 with an 18-70mm stock lens. These images were taken near the highest altitudes in Bristol County at 390ft. They were taken at 6:30pm on January 30th, 2018.

 Image taken at maximum focal length

Image taken at maximum focal length

 Image taken at minimum focal length

Image taken at minimum focal length



Bruce's camera of choice for this was his Canon 5D Mark IV. All of these photographs were taken at f/2.8 with a 200mm lens. He made three images varying in time and location.

This image was taken at Chickatabut in the Blue Hills at 6:05am on January 30th, 2018.

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The image below was taken at 9:46am on January 30th, 2018 in Randolph


The final image from Bruce was taken at 5:59am on January 31st, 2018 in Randolph

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Nick used an iPhone 6 to photograph the supermoon. This photograph was taken at 5:07am on January 31st, 2018 from Quincy Center.

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*Bonus Image* Paul:

Paul also took a photograph of the supermoon! It was taken in Weymouth some time in the early morning on January 31st, 2018.