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Moon Tonight
Lens: Sigma 150-500 Camera: K5 Photo Location: My Balcony ISO: 3200 Aperture: F8 
Posted By: VoiceOfReason, 03-13-2014, 08:25 PM

It didn't let me select a shutter speed of 1/2500 second, but the rest is right! I went outside since it si nice and clear and shot the moon from my balcony playing around. Anyway, any idea how much things seem to jump around handheld at 500mm?

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03-13-2014, 08:28 PM   #2
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Just a suggestion, if you increase the contrast slightly and drop back the brightness a fraction that should increase the detail in the shot. Just my opinion.
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I'll give that a shot after doing it again tomorrow night. I plan on using the tripod, mirror lock up, and 12 second delay while lowering the ISO, shutter speed, and bumping it to f/11 or so (wherever it is before the diffraction starts hitting). I'm sure I can get much better, and in fact I have before, but I wanted to do a quick snapshot of it.
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Just comparing what I shot, same night. f/8, ISO 200, 300mm, 1/400 sec. This was my second attempt and the first was horrible. I am really shocked this turned out so well as this was a hand held shot.


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Great minds think alike I took one the other night in Naples Fl.I will hunt it up and post it a new thread shortly.--charliezap
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