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Trying settings on the camera
Old 06-05-2011, 06:31 PM   #1
 
Trying settings on the camera

Just a sample. Seems grainy tho :( Was toying with different settings hoping to catch them and not have it be blurry. Any suggestions?
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Old 06-06-2011, 12:13 AM   #2
 
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Good luck...

When I got my camera, I had a very hard time. Old brain, digital camera...but, I have got it worked out ( I think). anyway keep tring. I'm useing a 90$ SANYO from Walmart, ya can check out my post under LIONHEAD. Have fun enjoy your tank, an post again.
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Old 06-06-2011, 03:32 PM   #3
 
The 'grain' or noise you are seeing is most likely because your cameras ISO is too high. Decreasing it though reduces the image sensor's sensitivity to light meaning your images would be darker or blurrier unless you increased light over the tank.
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Old 06-06-2011, 04:37 PM   #4
 
not much you can do with that if its just a point and shoot camera, if you want movement and in the dark, DSLRs are probably your best bet. Point and shoots have too limited ISO levels, or require to be still for too long to get truly accurate pictures.
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Old 06-07-2011, 12:04 PM   #5
 
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Play around with the settings, and see if you can raise the shutter speed to 800 or so, while lowering the F-stop...

Also, see if your camera has a "Macro" setting. That works the best.
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Old 06-07-2011, 11:00 PM   #6
 
I can't even get 1/800 shutter speed with 3 WPG over the tank.... Maybe if you really really cranked the ISO up but thats going to give you even more noise in the picture and the image will likely still be completely black. I stick with 1/25 max shutter speed and ISO never over 800.

There is nothing wrong with point and shoots if they have a manual option. You certainly don't need a DSLR to get good pictures. Sure their is some difference in their range, but the main difference is in quality of the lenses and performance of the image sensors. Compacts suffer losses because preformance is sacrificed for a smaller size.
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