Whether your intent is to photograph the moon as the subject or as the background, these tips should help you next time you have your camera out.
Step 1: Tip #1
Use a telephoto lens to zoom in as much as you can on the moon.
If you don't have a telephoto lens, even just using a smartphone camera and a telescope can have great results.
This photo was taken by holding my phone against the eyepiece of a telescope.
Step 2: Tip #2
Although the moon is the brightest and most apparent at night, photos taken during twilight can be equally stunning.
Step 3: Tip #3
During a foggy or cloudy night, the light from the moon has a beautiful effect.
Step 4: Tip #4
Use the moon to attain a silhouette of an object, as I did here with a drone.
Step 5: Tip #5
Use the moon in the background during long exposure pictures.
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