Photo-a-Day (Friday, 25th November, 2011)
Photo: Bill Eatock (Fuji S4000 on 'built in' full 30X optical zoom.)
Excellent shot. Looks like a picture from an astronomy book. Well done Bill
To me this is a photo of the night.
Great picture, Bill. I've tried to get shots of the moon with my camera but they always turn out blurred.
I took the same photo on the 6th Bill it was very clear that night ,I used a 70-300mm lens tripod and remote shutter release,heres a link were I got my settings from http://mansurovs.com/how-to-photograph-moon nice shot.
This is about Wigan?
no freaking way is this a photograph.i have the same picture at home its from a nat geo magazine.and if you look really closely you can see moon base alpha in the top right hand corner.
I was surprised it turned out as well as it did. I had no tripod and took the photo on auto setting through the glass of a double glazed window. I used the cameras own built in 30x zoom lens.
Got to admit that bridge camera's aren't a patch on a proper SLR.
David Barker are you Rogers lad ?
Moon is in the sky over Wigan from time to time Syd. So, I guess it counts as Wigan.
Besides, its a great photo and I reckon worth sharing.
Mind you I'm a bit prejudiced as I'm a keen astronomer!
Not from ANY magazine Dirty Harry, just snapped by little old me through back bedroom window.
Its easy to get a good shot of the moon with a modern camera. They do all the work themselves. Anti-shake, high power zoom, etc.
The Fuji can zoom into a flea on a dogs back from 100 yds!
Good on you Bill!
Perhaps there are some jealous people about.
I very much agree with Jean. Great shot Bill.
No sorry nephro,must be another.
I took the same picture, (See 14th February). To stop the photo's being blurred, use a tripod. Fuji superzooms are great for shots like these. For my shot I upgraded from the S5800 to the HS10, though even my old E500 still works and takes great photo's!
Forgot to mention - to avoid shaking the camera when you're taking the photo use your camera's self timer. That way your hands are no where near when taking the photo a,d your less likely to 'wobble' the tripod.
Regarding the Fuji bridge cameras, Lee. Do you find that some of the photo's have a painted effect?
I also had this with the Fuji 2950.
Thanks to all of you for you comments. Wiganworld is the best thing since sliced bread!
@Bill Eatock - can't say I've noticed - but I'm no expert. They do for what I use 'em for!
Lovely photo. My husband has the same model of camera. He takes some really professional looking shots with that bridge camera. Amazing results when one considers the price.(less than £100) I've been trying to get him to post some shots on Wiganworld. He mainly photographs wild-life.