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    Quote Originally Posted by aspdeepak View Post
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    Moon (Crescent) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    I have used Nikon D3100 with 55-300mm VRII lens.

    Details:

    F-stop: f/14
    Exposure: 1/2 sec
    ISO: ISO-100
    Focal length: 300 mm
    Metering mode: Spot
    Tripod: yes
    Why F14 and a half second?



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    This will work

    For a full moon, use a tripod and lens set for 200mm (vr off) set iso to 400, place on manual and set at 1/250 and f/16. Bracket up or down a stop or so if needed. If more info needed go here: Moon Photography - A How To Guide

    Probably better to use a shutter release or timer also.

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    A couple notes:

    -Most lenses are sharpest from F8-F11, F16+ can lose sharpness due to diffraction.
    -Shoot at 200 ISO for maximum sharpness (less noise reduction)
    -Don't trust your lenses infinity stop, instead use autofocus or, better yet, bracket your focus
    -Atmospheric conditions are EVERYTHING when shooting the moon, moisture in the air will make it impossible to get a clear shot.

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    Hello.. I just bought a Nikon D3100 weeks ago and i was curious about the moon shot as well... well here is a link to mine.

    DSC_0239 by RedVixen81, on Flickr
    Nikon D3100
    1/2500 sec
    f/5.3
    160 mm
    160.0 mm
    1600
    0 EV
    No Flash

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    Don't use the f/11 - f/16 apertures recommended, because of the diffraction effects mentioned above by djacobox 372.

    F/8 is a good sharp lens aperture to use.

    Since the Moon is 250,000 miles away (1,320,000,000 feet), you don't need a small lens aperture to create a deep depth of field. DoFMaster.com shows that a 200 mm lens set a hypothetical aperture of f/1.2 would have near DoF limit 5808 feet (a bit over 1 mile) in front of the camera to infinity () behind the point of focus (the Moon).
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