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11-23-2013, 10:26 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Banskojoe Quote
I was able to use focus peaking as I've done in the past moon shots.
Good that you got that sorted and good to know that focus peaking works on the moon, i thought that it mat have lacked to much contrast to be effectiive.

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Two mornings in a row tried taking pictures of the moon with my K-01. Used tripod. No filters. Full manual. Various apertures. Various shutter speeds. Various ISOs 12 second timer. Two different lenses: DA 55-300 and Nikon 500mm mirror via Fotodiox adapter.

All I could get with focus peaking is a white, blown out image, thus no fine focus. Both images posted are far clearer than what was seen in focus peaking.

What am I doing wrong please?

Thank you
There is a technique called Lunar eleven if you want to google that. Here is one I took: f11 @ 1/750 iso 800 300mm lens. Cropped and enlarged. Anything over a second is too long as said earlier the moon moves.
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12-08-2013, 07:58 AM   #18
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Lunar Eleven

Great tip! I will use the lunar eleven as the starting point for my next adventure. Thanks so much!


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