Canon A480 Star Photography

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Canon A480 Star Photography
« on: 28 / March / 2011, 09:47:49 »
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Hi folks,

I bought a Canon A480 because I heard about CHDK and how it could modify the camera to perform long exposures. I have CHDK installed correctly, and can access the menu options.

I want to take a single image using a 30 second exposure. Have I got the menu settings correct?

Disable Overrides [ Off]
Include AutoIso & Bracketing [ x ]
Override shutter speed  [30]
Value factor          [1]
Shutterspeed enum type  [Factor]

It seems to be ok with the settings above.  I also have the camera set to 15 seconds using its Long exposure night scene (not sure if this has to be set). I then switch to P mode and change ISO to what I think will work well with star photography (for low noise etc). Do I need to change anything?

what does this option really do

Include AutoIso & Bracketi [ x ]

Does it just pick the cameras settings?

Many thanks  :D

Sorry, im an idiot - I have posted this in the wrong section!  :'(
« Last Edit: 28 / March / 2011, 11:12:25 by WorldChimpion »

 

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