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Under camera settings i have these options:

Flash: on/off/auto

Shooting mode: Single shot/smile shot/beauty/panorama/action shot/cartoon

Scene mode: SCN none/portrait/landscape/night/sports/party+indoor

Exposure value Adj from -2 to +2

I think these are all the setting's, not sure if there is an advanced menu?

Has an 8mp lens, any help with these setting's would be awesome! Keep in mind i need to be in the dark to capture the image, pretty sure any light will wash out what i'm trying to capture. I understand i may not be able to accomplish what i want with this camera but if i can get the setting's geared more to what i need i can at least try :eek:
 
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Under camera settings i have these options:

Flash: on/off/auto

Shooting mode: Single shot/smile shot/beauty/panorama/action shot/cartoon

Scene mode: SCN none/portrait/landscape/night/sports/party+indoor

Exposure value Adj from -2 to +2

I think these are all the setting's, not sure if there is an advanced menu?

Has an 8mp lens, any help with these setting's would be awesome! Keep in mind i need to be in the dark to capture the image, pretty sure any light will wash out what i'm trying to capture. I understand i may not be able to accomplish what i want with this camera but if i can get the setting's geared more to what i need i can at least try :eek:
Scene mode to night and try lowering Exposure to two... I think only those two settings will help you, do you have a picture of any of your attempts because it would be easier to help you if you did.
 

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That's one of the best uses of the miniatures effect I've seen!!! love it!!!
 
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I would like to join the TPU Photo Club. My wife and I have been taking photo classes and love it, always had a great interest in photography but when you can apply techniques your photos come alive.

Current equipment:
Cameras: Canon 20d, Canon 40d
Lenses: All Canon EFS 17-85mm, EFS 18-55mm, 50mm fixed f1.8, EF 75-300mm

Best picture... umm... I am not sure yet... I am building an album I will share with you all...
 

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That's one of the best uses of the miniatures effect I've seen!!! love it!!!
That's what I was thinking. I looked like a doll-house ;)
 
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That's what I was thinking. I looked like a doll-house ;)
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Playing around bored last night... water drop
 

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Moon was too bright to capture the Milky Way but took a few for fun :toast:


 
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Early on before the photo class, this may be my favorite...
Minus the dirty spot on the sensor.

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Lots of auroral activity this year -contrast/brightness were tweaked a little.

Question for Garyinhere: What settings did you use for the moon picture?
 
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Question for Garyinhere: What settings did you use for the moon picture?
You almost take it like a daylight action shot. Settings: f/11 1/500sec, Iso 1600 :toast:
The moon make a ton more light than people think so you really have to use a faster shutter speed and close down the f stop to get depth of field :toast:
 

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i like this thread too much, just a note can u put beside member name which camera he use, cuz i like many pictures and why i want to know which camera he use i should search hole thread to read him first post.

other thing better if every member put camera he use and the lens that will be great.

and i vote for 2nd thing cuz people always change the camera and lenses, what u think guys
 
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If you would like to become a member of the TPU Darkroom, just ask! Remember to post your favorite picture (that you have taken) as well! Please indicate what kind of camera you used to take the picture (along with lenses/settings/etc.)
 
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Hidden Lake Gardens -taken with a Lumix FZ-18 -untouched/unedited except for size
 
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