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Re: [OM] IMG: May Supermoon, One Day Early

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: May Supermoon, One Day Early
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 10:02:19 +0100
Thanks, Moose.  

400mm on APS-C came nowhere near filling the frame, so I just adjusted the 
shutter speed until the highlight flashing stopped.  It was 0145 so I didn’t 
concentrate too much on the settings after that.

The result was nothing like yours, but there is some decent detail:

https://www.blipfoto.com/entry/2705837419600544959 
<https://www.blipfoto.com/entry/2705837419600544959>

The tint is a little artificial, I realise.

Chris

> On 8 May 2020, at 19:50, Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> On 5/8/2020 3:14 AM, Chris Barker wrote:
>> Chaps, what exposure do you use for the moon?  I suppose that if it fills 
>> the frame the auto will work, but if not?
> 
> > It doesn't come close to filling a 4/3" frame, with 400mm. I simply dialed 
> > in neg EV compensation until the histogram was sort of in the center, which 
> > turned out to be 1/640, f8, ISO 200, EV -3.0.
> 
> OTOH, the one shot in 2018 was 1/250, f7.1, ISO 400, -1.3 EV
> 
> As contrast is lowish, all that matters is to avoid highlight clipping.
> 
> Lunacy Moose

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