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Old Jan 10, 2006, 9:50 PM   #11
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Here's from my old P&S. Remember, you're shooting a light bulb more or less and IT MOVES quite rapidly!!!! 1/650 @ f3.5
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Old Jan 14, 2006, 12:03 PM   #12
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Neither of my FA lenses will go that low... I have an FA 35mm f4 - 80mm f5.6 and an FA80mm f4.5 - 320mm f5.6

are there any other tweaks I could try... I'm having to try this on my ZX-30 35mm film... I haven't bought the DS2 yet...
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Old Jan 14, 2006, 5:45 PM   #13
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Boog, do not use automatic exposure, the moon is very bright and the meter will expose for the dark sky. Check out the following sites:
lots of ideas there.

And thesetwo deal with correct exposure:

These apply to film or digital, and remember to bracket your shots (over and under expose)

Good luck
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