Super Blood Moon 2021: How to photograph tonight's 'Flower Blood Moon'

Tonight (May 26), the night sky will be lit up by a 'Super Flower Blood Moon', the second of three consecutive supermoons in 2021 (and also the biggest of the three). It will create stunning views, and provides the perfect time to elevate your photography with some incredible snaps. 

This event will appear for much of the Pacific rim, including large areas of North America, Australasia and Southeast Asia. If you're lucky enough to be in the right area to see the event, you'll want to know exactly how to photograph it to capture its full majesty. Read on for top tips on how to view and capture this unusual blood moon like a pro. For more general photography tips, see our guide to top smartphone photography tips, and be sure to up your game with the best camera around.

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Julia Sagar
Editor-in-chief retail

Julia is editor-in-chief, retail at Future Ltd, where she works in e-commerce across a number of consumer lifestyle brands. A former editor of design website Creative Bloq, she’s also worked on a variety of print titles, and was part of the team that launched consumer tech website TechRadar. She's been writing about art, design and technology for over 15 years.