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PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 3:29 pm 
what about the focal length and the shutter speed
while shooting the moon
how could we set the setting of the camera in order to shoot a moon
i mean do i have to use manal mode in canon 450 D
and what about the shutter speed and aperture
and the ISO speed

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 3:47 pm 
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I've moved your post into the "Technical and scientific photography" forum as the question isn't really Canon specific.

Have a look through the threads here and I think you'll find many examples giving you the information you need. 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 4:00 pm 
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You don't have to use manual, but I find it easier that way as it helps control the variables.

I have previously posted some example settings here.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:16 am ... alculator/

the above tells you the ideal settings, although obviously its with a tripod.

I usually have to slap a high speed shutter on.

my handheld attempt.... ... 176705594/

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