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    Default Finally a moon shot shot with Manual mode!

    Hola! i cannot believe this. i am so determined to take the crispiest moon shot for myself and i did it with the help of the Manual mode. Prior to this, I have always used the P and AV mode for moon shots. This has thus far been my best take.

    I am in love with the manual mode already <3. shall i take a step and jump into the DSLR bandwagon?

    what do ya guys think? passable as a good moonshot? haha

    Taken with Canon Powershot S5 IS


    Shutter Speed: 1/40 sec
    Aperture : F/ 8
    Focal length : 72mm
    ISO :100


    Last edited by velasco; 28th August 2008 at 10:20 AM.

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    72 mm???
    Already abused my D40 and D80 for my flickr

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    Default Re: Finally a moon shot shot with Manual mode!

    Quote Originally Posted by cheguthamrin View Post
    72 mm???
    thats what the EXIF says, is it wrong? i think it is as the zoom was to the max .haha i dont even know what the focal length functions as. haaaa
    Last edited by velasco; 21st August 2008 at 12:02 AM.

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    i thought it would look nicer if its alightly brighter.
    "We will see Him, coming down the clouds from heaven... In Majesty"

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheguthamrin View Post
    72 mm???
    Counting the crop factor for a point and shoot, it might actually be pretty long

    It is a nice take of the moon.

    I have seen your shots previously and you got an eye for great compositions ( and good PP skills as well ). I am sure you will do very well with a DSLR too!

    Ryan

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    Noise is still visible even at ISO 100 eh, but can't be blamed yeah? Time for a dslr man. =)
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    Default Re: Finally a moon shot shot with Manual mode!

    Go for DSLR, you got the skill, now you need the tool

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    Default Re: Finally a moon shot shot with Manual mode!

    Quote Originally Posted by pictureperfect View Post
    Noise is still visible even at ISO 100 eh, but can't be blamed yeah? Time for a dslr man. =)
    haha yup there are slight noise evident even at ISO 100. It might be more obvious due to some sharpening too

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    Go for DSLR, you got the skill, now you need the tool

    thanks man!

    "Go for DSLR, you got the skill, now you need the tool"

    now i need the $$$$$$$


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    Was it a cropped shot?

    Generally it is an ok shot. However, do note that for moon shots, try to shoot at a faster shutter speed. The reason being the moon is moving all the time. Any shutter slower than 1/60 might result in a less sharp pic.

    I googled this before and the author did extensive research on that.

    You may want to google and try and see.

    Cheers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pokka View Post
    Was it a cropped shot?

    Generally it is an ok shot. However, do note that for moon shots, try to shoot at a faster shutter speed. The reason being the moon is moving all the time. Any shutter slower than 1/60 might result in a less sharp pic.

    I googled this before and the author did extensive research on that.

    You may want to google and try and see.

    Cheers!
    This is true only if you're using very high magnification like shooting through a telescope.

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    TS is using an S5 IS, so crop factor is 6, therefore, its 72x6=432mm equivalent.

    Quote Originally Posted by cheguthamrin View Post
    72 mm???

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    Isisaxon is right and telescope has motor drive option for you to trace the motion.

    Quote Originally Posted by Pokka View Post
    Was it a cropped shot?

    Generally it is an ok shot. However, do note that for moon shots, try to shoot at a faster shutter speed. The reason being the moon is moving all the time. Any shutter slower than 1/60 might result in a less sharp pic.

    I googled this before and the author did extensive research on that.

    You may want to google and try and see.

    Cheers!
    Quote Originally Posted by lsisaxon View Post
    This is true only if you're using very high magnification like shooting through a telescope.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lastboltnut View Post
    TS is using an S5 IS, so crop factor is 6, therefore, its 72x6=432mm equivalent.
    hah that sounds chim so should be right.

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    Default Re: Finally a moon shot shot with Manual mode!

    was this last night's moon? 21/8/08?

    i saw a similar scene last night while on a friend's bike home.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by tainted View Post
    was this last night's moon? 21/8/08?

    i saw a similar scene last night while on a friend's bike home.....

    the one on 20th or if by midnight its still theres than on 21st also. amazing right shared by both dates ahha

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    Default Re: Finally a moon shot shot with Manual mode!

    Quote Originally Posted by lastboltnut View Post
    Isisaxon is right and telescope has motor drive option for you to trace the motion.

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    eew why is my photo gone? haha k i'll relink

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    Quote Originally Posted by lastboltnut View Post
    Isisaxon is right and telescope has motor drive option for you to trace the motion.
    Equatorial mount with motor drive. I dreamt of getting one when I was much younger

    Ryan

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    Quote Originally Posted by giantcanopy View Post
    Equatorial mount with motor drive. I dreamt of getting one when I was much younger

    Ryan
    Alt-Az with goto function is pretty good nowadays.. OK for short exposure time but field rotation will kick in for longer exposures.

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    hi velasco, u shot the moon with a tripod or simply just handheld?? I jus bought a canon s5.. tried shooting the moon bt couldn't get something as sharp as urs until the craters can be seen.

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