Aperture Settings for Coral Shots

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    For those of you shooting with digicams, I think that the information that I gave may lead you down the wrong track. Most of the hints I gave can be used with DSLR's, but the features just aren't there.

    The site linked in the OP had a section on digicams: here

    Hopefully it helps!
     
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    :nuts: wouldn't you like to know.after looking at it i feel like this:smileyeatingchoc: followed buy this:sleeping:
     
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    Zibba, thanks for posting the link for the digicams! It has some great recommendations, the one that helped the most for my pictures in just one day was to lower the brightness, but more importantly, have the ISO as low as possible.
     
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    It makes sense now that I think about it to have a low ISO for digicams that just don't have the processing power to yield an image without noise. The result is obviously slower shutter speeds, but if you have a tripod and do all the other "tricks" you should be getting some good pictures.
     
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    This thread prompted me to find and download the manual for my camera and actually go back through it and learn some stuff. I found out that when you half-push the button it focusses, displays the f stop, and displays the aperture which is pretty cool. You can't adjust those things manually, but at least you know what they are...

    It also will display a histogram if you want so you can adjust your exposure before taking the shot. There's also a bracket mode that you can adjust from 1/3 to 1 which will take three successive shots at the set interval of exposures. Doing that you're bound to get one decent shot out of the three.

    Anyway, I've learned a lot about photography and about my camera all because you posted this thread. Thanks Zibba!
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    NandKBlock -

    There was another section on that site I linked to about exposure compensation using the histogram. Might be useful for you since you can take advantage of both of those features with your camera.

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    Glad I could help!
     
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    Great link!!! Thanks!!
     
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    Figured I would bump this will a nice picture that I got of my new Miyagi Tort. Taken with a point and shoot digicam
     

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