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Old Apr 26, 2010, 5:07 AM   #1
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Has anybody tried taking picz of lightening using the FZ35, if so, what settings did you use? Is it even possible for me to get a good pic of a lightening using this cam
(Please post your picz if you were successful in doing so)?


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Old Apr 26, 2010, 5:35 AM   #2
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Has anybody tried taking picz of lightening using the FZ35, if so, what settings did you use? Is it even possible for me to get a good pic of a lightening using this cam
(Please post your picz if you were successful in doing so)?

Yea I have been wondering that also, but it does have
manual control with up to 60 seconds of exposure, so
it should work
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Old Apr 26, 2010, 10:27 AM   #3
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I have done many of these photos and have got a few good ones as the key is taking MANY. I usually set my shutter to about 15 seconds when the activity is high and you have to experiment with other settings as I just used a 15 second, also at the end of my experimenting I would take a pic with the lense cap in front which obviously makes a black shot then combine with a lightning shot to sort of de-noise the shot Im no pro by far but this has helped me. My 1st ever lightning pic a few yrs back...lol
PS. lense cap shot not applied here just right out of a 5mp cam
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Old Apr 26, 2010, 12:40 PM   #4
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Thanks for an excellent example, wagaboo-

The photo amply shows exactly how it is done. You use long exposure and wait patiently for the lightening. It will take multiple attempts to come away with a good example.

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Old Apr 26, 2010, 12:57 PM   #5
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Excellent!

I live in the lightning capital of the world so I was hoping to figure out how to capture some of the images.

Thanks for sharing.
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