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My first attempts with CHDK

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    My first attempts with CHDK
    « on: 17 / July / 2008, 01:49:48 »
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    Hi everyone . Recently bought S5IS primarily because of the CHDK builds which definnetly increase the power of your camera. Here are a few of my first attemps with CHDK

    http://i330.photobucket.com/albums/l438/cybertooth_photos/IMG_0722.jpg
    http://i330.photobucket.com/albums/l438/cybertooth_photos/IMG_0702.jpg
    http://i330.photobucket.com/albums/l438/cybertooth_photos/IMG_0703.jpg
    « Last Edit: 17 / July / 2008, 01:52:08 by cybertooth »

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    Re: My first attempts with CHDK
    « Reply #1 on: 17 / July / 2008, 05:05:02 »
    Very good. Which settings did you use?
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    Re: My first attempts with CHDK
    « Reply #2 on: 17 / July / 2008, 06:47:12 »
    Nice, although they look a little out of focus.

    Did you use manual focus or autofocus?

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    Re: My first attempts with CHDK
    « Reply #3 on: 17 / July / 2008, 17:10:47 »
    Agree with Hacki, the focus is ever so slightly out... Always use manual focus and keep checking for sharpness every so ofter be zooming in on a flash reflection/edge when in play back mode.  Cool drops though, is the colour natural?  Also appears to be alot of noise, maybe work on the ISO being low as possible too.

    Good job!

    Steveo
    PS 570IS User
    EOS 350D/XT User


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    Re: My first attempts with CHDK
    « Reply #4 on: 18 / July / 2008, 01:42:41 »
    Thanks for your suggestions .Yes I did use auto focus .Was excited with the results that couldn't resist sharing them with you all. the settings I used were 1/10000,F8.0, ISO200,flash at 1/3rd power , macro mode.

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    Re: My first attempts with CHDK
    « Reply #5 on: 04 / August / 2008, 15:08:37 »
    Yup, always use manual focus if your camera can do it... Macro will get the close focus, but it may focus on the water infront or behind.  Use a "floater" object to set focus (something with high contract to water and a sharp edge to help focus) where the drops will land, and then remove it and drip away!!

    Steveo
    PS 570IS User
    EOS 350D/XT User

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    Re: My first attempts with CHDK
    « Reply #6 on: 06 / October / 2008, 10:39:10 »
    Thanks for your suggestions .Yes I did use auto focus .Was excited with the results that couldn't resist sharing them with you all. the settings I used were 1/10000,F8.0, ISO200,flash at 1/3rd power , macro mode.

    images little noisy...
    always keep ISO at 80/100....instead ISO use extra light source.......
    reduce shutter speed for better light.........

     

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