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edited June 2012 Posted in » Nikon D5100 Forum
Hi there. We've had some stellar moonrises this year here in Michigan. What are the best settings for getting a good shot?

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  • edited July 2012
    I've used the advice found here, but have had trouble with some of the specs given when it gets darker. My advice, just play around with different settings.
    http://mansurovs.com/how-to-photograph-moon
  • edited July 2012
    Thanks for the link jwbobcat11.
  • edited August 2012
    I used my tripod (a must) on aperture setting and lowered it as low as the lens would allow. I used my zoom lens of course, and I have to say it came out pretty good. In May when we had the "super moon" it was a beautiful shot and you could actually see the craters in the moon. But, like jwbobcat11 said, I just played around with different settings. Aperture turned out to be my favorite.
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