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Why are ND filters used in moon photography

With DSLR cameras, there is no need to use any ND filter when photographing the moon. The article you linked to was talking about viewing the moon with a telescope. Viewing telescopes don't have ...
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Why are ND filters used in moon photography

With a VERY strong graduated ND with a curve you could dim the sunlit bright side of the moon enough to take a picture where the dark side appeared as something other than not there.
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Why are ND filters used in moon photography

Gradual ND filter would be useful to darken the sky and the moon to improve visibility of ground objects. It would be especially useful when using a long lens when preserving moon details is important ...
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Why are ND filters used in moon photography

Summary In my opinion there is absolutely no point in using an ND filter with moon photography. The tutorial you mention uses the ND filter to reduce the glare on a human eye. By darkening the image, ...
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