Working nights, I often come home to beautiful night skies. For months now, I've wanted to learn to photograph the night sky, but my old camera just didn't have the capability to get good night shots. One of the first things I tried with my new camera was shooting the moon. Clearly, I would need a tripod if I wanted to continue to get night shots. Here is my first attempt:
It occurred to me that I could try steadying the camera on something, so I leaned my elbows against the car and tried again. Still not a great shot, but there was some improvement.