Enter our ‘Shoot the Moon’ photo competition


Shoot the Moon and win £100 worth of books!

The Moon boasts an unexpected variety of landscapes - including volcanic features, sinuous valleys and ghost craters - which are readily visible from Earth. Now, a new practical guide called, Shoot the Moon, explains and demonstrates how you can capture impressive images of our nearest neighbour in space using a variety of different techniques.


Shoot the Moon: A Complete Guide to Lunar Imaging by Nicolas Dupont-Bloch is out this week and to celebrate publication of the book we want to see your pictures! Send us your photographs of the Moon for a chance to win £100 worth of Cambridge astronomy books. Entries will be judged by author and astrophotography expert, Nicolas Dupont-Bloch.

Submission guidelines:

Contestants can submit up to 3 images. Images should be in jpeg, tiff, or gif format and no larger than 3mb per image . Please include how you’d like your name to appear, and equipment or software used.

Deadline for submissions is midnight on Sunday December 18, 2016.

Send your submissions to [email protected]

By submitting your photos, you grant permission for them to be posted on the Cambridge University Press blog, Facebook and Twitter.

The winner will be contacted by email after the competition closes.


The winner will receive £100 worth of Cambridge astronomy books

Happy sky-hunting! We look forward to your entries!

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