How to Predict and Photograph the Perfect Moonrise

Try something new and learn how to predict and photograph a moonrise.

At least once a month, when there’s a full moon, you have the chance of seeing a perfect moonrise that coincides with the timings of the sun. This precise moment offers for incredible shots of the moon, full of colour in the sky.

This video was produced by Nature TTL, in partnership with B&H Photo Video.

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Sun Surveyor:

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Matthew Saville is a landscape and timelapse photographer based in Southern California. He is an avid astro-landscape shooter who enjoys backpacking and camping. Matthew’s goal is to use photography to promote conservation-minded enjoyment of the great outdoors. His website,, is dedicated to his adventure stories and DIY camera gear for timelapse and nightscape photography.