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:
The tint is a little artificial, I realise.
> 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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